Disability in Eighteenth-Century England

Imagining Physical Impairment
Author(s): 
Turner, David M.
ISBN: 
9780415886444
Date published: 
May 2012
Hardback
Price: 
£80.00

Drawing on a fascinating variety of sources, this book explores changing attitudes towards physical impairment in eighteenth-century England. It also uncovers the "hidden histories" of people with disabilities from different social backgrounds and examines how experiences of disability were shaped by class and gender.