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About Faces

Physiognomy in Nineteenth-Century Britain

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HARDCOVER

$68.50 • £54.95 • €61.50

ISBN 9780674036048

Publication Date: 02/25/2010

Short

302 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

41 halftones, 35 numbered figures

World

  • List of Figures
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: Face Facts
  • 1. Pocket Physiognomy: Sense in the City
  • 2. Performing Physiognomy: Imitating Art and Life
  • 3. Portrait Physiognomy: Communicating Character
  • 4. Caricature Physiognomy: Imaging Communities
  • 5. Photographic Physiognomy: Through a Mediated Mirror
  • 6. Diagnostic Physiognomy: From Phrenology to Fingerprints
  • Conclusion: Seeing Ourselves
  • Notes
  • Index

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