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Archaeological Facial Depiction for People from the Past with Facial Differences

Wilkinson, CM (2018) Archaeological Facial Depiction for People from the Past with Facial Differences. In: Skinner, P and Cock, E, (eds.) Approaching Facial Difference Past and Present. Bloomsbury Publishing. ISBN 1350028290

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Abstract

What is a face and how does it relate to personhood? Approaching Facial Difference: Past and Present offers an interdisciplinary exploration of the many ways in which faces have been represented in the past and present, focusing on the issue of facial difference and disfigurement read in the light of shifting ideas of beauty and ugliness. Faces are central to all human social interactions, yet their study has been much overlooked by disability scholars and historians of medicine alike. By examining the main linguistic, visual and material approaches to the face from antiquity to contemporary times, contributors place facial diversity at the heart of our historical and cultural narratives. This cutting-edge collection of essays will be an invaluable resource for humanities scholars working across history, literature and visual culture, as well as modern practitioners in education and psychology.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: History; faces; difference
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
N Fine Arts > NB Sculpture
Q Science > QM Human anatomy
Divisions: Liverpool School of Art and Design
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Date Deposited: 07 Jun 2019 09:17
Last Modified: 07 Jun 2019 09:17
Editors: Skinner, P and Cock, E
URI: http://researchonline.ljmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/10838

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