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Cannibals and Philosophers Bodies of Enlightenment by Daniel Cottom

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Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • European history: c 1500 to c 1750,
  • History of ideas, intellectual history,
  • c 1600 to c 1700,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • Mind & Body,
  • European - General,
  • History - General History,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Europe,
  • Modern - 18th Century,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Semiotics & Theory,
  • Body, Human (Philosophy),
  • Enlightenment

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7870643M
ISBN 100801865514
ISBN 109780801865510

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