By Christian Laes
This quantity is an important contribution to the sphere of incapacity heritage within the historic international. Contributions from best foreign students study deformity and incapacity from numerous historic, sociological and theoretical views, as represented in a variety of media. the quantity isn't restricted to a slender view of ‘antiquity’ yet features a huge variety of items on historical western Asia that supply a large and comparative view of the subject and let students to work out this crucial subject within the round.
Disability in Antiquity is the 1st multidisciplinary quantity to really map out and discover the subject of incapacity within the historic global and create new avenues of suggestion and research.
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Disability in Antiquity (Rewriting Antiquity) by Christian Laes