Imagining illness : public health and visual culture / David Serlin, editor.

From seventeenth-century broadsides about the handling of dead bodies, printed during London's plague years, to YouTube videos about preventing the transmission of STDs, public health advocacy and education has always had a powerful visual component. Imagining Illness explores the diverse visua...

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Other Authors: Serlin, David (Editor)
Format: Electronic
Published: Minneapolis, MN ; London : University of Minnesota Press, ©2010.
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Table of Contents:
  • Image and the imaginary in early health education : Wilbur Augustus Sawyer and the hookworm campaigns of Australia and Asia / Lenore Manderson
  • Cultural communication in picturing health : W.W. Peter and public health campaigns in China, 1912-1926 / Liping Bu
  • The color of money : campaigning for health in black and white America / Gregg Mitman
  • Empathy and objectivity : health education through corporate publicity films / Kirsten Ostherr
  • Contagion, public health, and the visual culture of nineteenth-century skin / Katherine Ott
  • Maps as graphic propaganda for public health / Mark Monmonier
  • "Some one sole unique advertisement" : public health posters in the twentieth century / William H. Helfand
  • Nursing the nation : the 1930s public health nurse as image and icon / Shawn Michelle Smith
  • Visual imagery and epidemics in the Twentieth Century / Roger Cooter and Claudia Stein
  • The image of the child in postwar British and U.S. psychoanalysis / Lisa Cartwright
  • Performing live surgery on television and the internet since 1945 / David Serlin
  • Imagining mood disorders as a public health crisis / Emily Martin.