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By Janet Carsten

Unique in concentration and overseas in scope, this publication brings jointly 10 essays in regards to the fabric, metaphorical, and symbolic value of blood.

  • An interdisciplinary research that unites the paintings of famous historians and anthropologists
  • Incorporates insights from contemporary paintings in symbolism, kinship stories, scientific anthropology, the anthropology of faith, the sociological learn of finance, and textual analysis
  • Covers subject matters comparable to Medieval eu conceptions of blood; blood and the mind; blood and the cultural learn of finance; and blood varieties, id, and organization in twentieth-century America

 

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Likewise, tying off a large vein near the heart and opening an artery resulted in arteries emptied of blood but veins fully engorged because blood could not travel ‘backward’. By opening in one direction only, the valves in the veins helped establish a unidirectional flow. What more did physicians need to confirm that the blood in the animal body is impelled in a circle, and is in a state of ceaseless motion; that this is the act or function which the heart performs by means of its pulse; and that it is the sole and only end of the motion and contraction of the heart (Harvey 1889 [1628]: 71)?

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