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Artisans of the Body in Early Modern Italy: Identities, Families and Masculinities

Sandra Cavallo‚Äôs Artisans of the Body in Early Modern Italy will appeal to scholars interested in the social history of medicine for more than one reason. The book is a meticulous study of the community of barber-surgeons in late 17th- and 18th-century Turin, Italy (in an arc of time that roughly spans from 1660 toContinue reading “Artisans of the Body in Early Modern Italy: Identities, Families and Masculinities”