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    The art of healing: hospital wards and the sick in renaissance Florence

    Henderson, John (2006) The art of healing: hospital wards and the sick in renaissance Florence. In: Helas, P. and Wolf, G. (eds.) Armut und Armenfürsorge in der italienischen Stadtkulturzwischen 13. und 16. Jahrhundert. Bilde, Texte und sozial Pratiken. Frankfurt, Germany: Peter Lang, pp. 79-96. ISBN 9783631558461.

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    Book synopsis: The volume documents research results of a conference of the subproject "Order of Images". Representation of Strangeness and Poverty in the Art and Visual Culture of Italy (13th-16th Century) »in the Collaborative Research Center 600« Strangeness and Poverty. Transformation of forms of inclusion and exclusion from ancient times to the present "at the University of Trier in collaboration with the Institute of Art History in Florence, Max Planck Institute. Poverty and the care of the poor will provide essential elements of the Italian urban culture of the 13th and 16th centuries. Century. The focus is on images, texts and social practices, which are analyzed for their stress fields and their specific inclusion or exclusionary discourses or effects.


    Item Type: Book Section
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Historical Studies
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 20 Feb 2017 15:51
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 17:31


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