%PDF-1.3 1 0 obj << /Type /Catalog /Outlines 2 0 R /Pages 3 0 R >> endobj 2 0 obj << /Type /Outlines /Count 0 >> endobj 3 0 obj << /Type /Pages /Kids [6 0 R 14 0 R 16 0 R 20 0 R ] /Count 4 /Resources << /ProcSet 4 0 R /Font << /F1 8 0 R /F2 9 0 R /F3 10 0 R >> /XObject << /I1 11 0 R >> >> /MediaBox [0.000 0.000 595.280 841.890] >> endobj 4 0 obj [/PDF /Text /ImageC ] endobj 5 0 obj << /Creator (DOMPDF) /CreationDate (D:20150726223336+01'00') /ModDate (D:20150726223336+01'00') /Title (Bodies Politic: Disease, Death and Doctors in Britain, 1650-1900) >> endobj 6 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Annots [ 12 0 R ] /Contents 7 0 R >> endobj 7 0 obj << /Length 4106 >> stream q 381.750 0 0 120.000 34.016 687.874 cm /I1 Do Q 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 34.016 676.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Published on )] TJ ET BT 99.356 676.469 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Reviews in History)] TJ ET BT 190.016 676.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( \()] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 197.012 676.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 197.012 675.075 m 357.332 675.075 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 357.332 676.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\))] TJ ET 0.502 0.502 0.502 RG 0.75 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 34.391 653.743 526.499 1.500 re S BT 34.016 615.321 Td /F3 18.0 Tf [(Bodies Politic: Disease, Death and Doctors in Britain, 1650-1900)] TJ ET BT 34.016 259.067 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(In spite of its intellectual, literary and comic brilliance, this book contains a dark and disturbing, but )] TJ ET BT 34.016 244.811 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(revealing, message. In some ways, my melancholy reading of )] TJ ET BT 332.624 244.811 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Bodies Politic)] TJ ET BT 400.292 244.811 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( has inevitably been shaped by )] TJ ET BT 34.016 230.555 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Roy's recent untimely death. Roy Porter was without doubt the finest social historian of medicine this )] TJ ET BT 34.016 216.299 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(country, or indeed the world, has produced. Expansive, humorous, intelligent, and incisive, his broad range )] TJ ET BT 34.016 202.043 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of historical works has excited and educated several generations of students of history over the past thirty )] TJ ET BT 34.016 187.787 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(years. His death leaves an unfillable void within the global history of medicine. At the same time, however, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 173.531 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(this book itself, completed well before his death, is haunted by elements of despair and uncertainty that )] TJ ET BT 34.016 159.275 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(should make us carefully reconsider not only the purpose and direction of our professional inquiries but also )] TJ ET BT 34.016 145.019 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(our own mortality.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 118.763 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Bodies Politic)] TJ ET BT 101.684 118.763 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( is a recent addition to an exemplary series published by Reaktion Books under the broad title )] TJ ET BT 34.016 104.507 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(`Picturing History'. The series, edited by Peter Burke, Sander Gilman, Ludmilla Jordanova, and Roy himself, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 90.251 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(aims to present a "new kind of historical writing in which images form an integral part". The series has )] TJ ET BT 34.016 75.995 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(already spawned several historical masterpieces: Sander Gilman's study of images of difference; Joanna )] TJ ET BT 34.016 61.739 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Bourke's exploration of men's bodies in the Great War; Jeremy Black's account of the politics of maps; )] TJ ET BT 34.016 584.699 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Review Number:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 570.443 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(269)] TJ ET BT 34.016 556.187 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Publish date:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 541.931 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Sunday, 31 March, 2002)] TJ ET BT 34.016 527.675 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Author:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 513.419 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Roy Porter)] TJ ET BT 34.016 499.163 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(ISBN:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 484.907 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(9781861890948)] TJ ET BT 34.016 470.651 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Date of Publication:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 456.395 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(2001)] TJ ET BT 34.016 442.139 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Price:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 427.883 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(25.00)] TJ ET BT 34.016 413.627 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Pages:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 399.371 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(328pp.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 385.115 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Publisher:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 370.859 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Reaktion Books)] TJ ET BT 34.016 356.603 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Publisher url:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 342.347 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(http://www.reaktionbooks.co.uk/book.html?id=28)] TJ ET BT 34.016 328.091 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Place of Publication:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 313.835 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(London)] TJ ET BT 34.016 299.579 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Reviewer:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 285.323 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Mark Jackson)] TJ ET endstream endobj 8 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F1 /BaseFont /Times-Roman /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 9 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F2 /BaseFont /Times-Italic /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 10 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F3 /BaseFont /Times-Bold /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 11 0 obj << /Type /XObject /Subtype /Image /Width 509 /Height 160 /Filter /FlateDecode /DecodeParms << /Predictor 15 /Colors 3 /Columns 509 /BitsPerComponent 8>> /Mask [ 255 255 255 255 255 255 ] /ColorSpace /DeviceRGB /BitsPerComponent 8 /Length 3280>> stream x[EQ㎦fVttҒ +3O{?lGDQԯDrB^.ϯ%~'0۠/2>0AG_>0j0GCfE67>rB^}@  !&y+r?INp:erc b8f=rQC!~-Wf^^zF[)G 2ޯe7V_Go3Ke GEGOo8rώ#\1ZY~N6^H}yLxS-!:412V+u\-LSO?xVvZ|GjǮT_8EYJF=Tw^ 7GxfN/S:Ʌ~ʟtt?5n÷J'JcF-GVξx{rO~tJd;#a\7}|~y'>}c2C vR}f׈**h.)_&@pfzjsx:5;S\vKhM5j=!Cn+h"u]a EUN]jn=k<,:Ք>sU!ni~6EJ)¦72?G}[y}_vc$t?iSܟ2Zݞ,VN?_`='RFK1A2qv&X_lLRWY'%:I㢖zb_UEx\>&ɆBˏ~K@ \gYØU4}$8Dv!'Q'*+Εj(UCGo[#< 2Ja(sZi9fZKE Rn`u\9r^Zmɯ׹}mstO4uc~#'jEvۼ Dx[z ޏQ4KL5,5u3>i^uÒ-53ba ~,~/pyt1fMU'CVm:qv~=Y'Es"WsφG?l_kN5}],Ow7 uh`xƫ?zMl7ٻv$A(4Dl(wwH} ?=[=S;yC]^BK>㕪9`Z'Wj;E|:bf>kCԘ#RY,iv쵗~}n'"1u" *uO΄/2^Sxr(!/DD\~mJyZ!MmrA!#u[if|99WB WΡpp}w}sh#,\ &:%˳X?D3 %W0cC?o̲^} F3XLVn]Cߖiϧ!7}yZJ#P7]=)7Ρp;>> Ye^xx{Oafw{ ;>4gfLt ʊ:q%#r/)pv!O4wGh|dS ӣݽހ-gVUC'pBxrB^} 7JA^} /'8!`:r?}}],X  }6y!`/~Br?}Q< >k7vx"] ,' .3jn{-i}|~%-};b6#U)7繎kiEw 㤳:E}[޼c"rꬊ7Dc$~"/Y&zSd:tFȌCrʙ`7u .#[-<)j ?TGS(j~oTup(hjU4PlJ=}|it.ҽ@\wʨuXÞZcx18Wo<~ikOg,ވ\^?EneyZcc0[R١z|zv7_m:_n]a?osS3~j^ hD.a_X'KfBX6w wݶ"Oa:,bvhrWH[uCF-Xfc}>x+Rz)2N-B 7y^٨;[/vg? | |2Sve}=o䑰j[vWjF0{굦?VI~}xM(_TlG__+]:#к?S} c>GŸD7 !w{S{B =x7a?oE#)+Gz:o_4Q<;n?\tt7?mGCџQGu4kņOF>F?#} hP&ђߴM#u!.СtL2^#o nIk_i.~7tr@n 1P~3?.[]=S5b߮~Yo^HFH YBi8a4iom>CKgMy*;?zqEӕ` >zB9iFzC?XF?ޟIܰ펉A}{I5ᄊx%ez#Mp@rߎpi]IOVjzuJt\۰f׺u5><,J~PTJp1)}){9N {!`/> endstream endobj 12 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 13 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 197.0117 675.3895 357.3317 687.2695 ] >> endobj 13 0 obj << /Type /Action /S /URI /URI (http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews) >> endobj 14 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Contents 15 0 R >> endobj 15 0 obj << /Length 7363 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.502 0.502 0.502 RG 0.75 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Nancy Leys Stepan's )] TJ ET BT 137.156 796.469 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Picturing Tropical Nature)] TJ ET BT 263.168 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(; and Peter Burke's study of the use of images as historical )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(evidence, among others. Like its predecessors, )] TJ ET BT 260.300 782.213 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Bodies Politic)] TJ ET BT 327.968 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( is beautifully produced. Reaktion have a fine )] TJ ET BT 34.016 767.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(reputation for producing high quality books at comfortable prices. This series is no exception. Lavishly )] TJ ET BT 34.016 753.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(illustrated and printed to a high specification, contributions to the `Picturing History' series are enjoyable to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 739.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(hold and view as well as to read.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 713.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(As one might expect, the beauty of the illustrations in )] TJ ET BT 294.332 713.189 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Bodies Politic)] TJ ET BT 362.000 713.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( \(137 in total, with 39 in full colour\) is )] TJ ET BT 34.016 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(amply matched by the wisdom and smoothness of Roy's text. The book focuses particularly on visual and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 684.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(verbal representations of doctors, disease, and death from the mid-seventeenth century through to the turn of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the nineteenth century. Ably exploiting the rapid expansion of printed material \(medical almanacs, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(magazines, newspapers, novels and their associated visual images such as the political cartoon\) across that )] TJ ET BT 34.016 641.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(period, Roy has woven a neat but complex discursive tapestry charting the changing faces, models, and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(meanings of early modern medical knowledge and practice in particular.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 601.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Successive chapters explore several key themes in early modern and modern histories of medicine and the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 587.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(body. In the opening chapters, Roy has succinctly exposed contemporary and deeply religious attitudes to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 572.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the body as wretched, ugly and damned as well as classical visions of the ideal, beautiful \(generally male\) )] TJ ET BT 34.016 558.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(body. Several central chapters then chart the manner in which seventeenth and eighteenth century doctors )] TJ ET BT 34.016 544.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(visualised disease and how those visualisations emerged \(and were sometimes mocked\) in visual )] TJ ET BT 34.016 530.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(representations, shifting contemporary images of various medical practitioners \(pointing particularly acutely )] TJ ET BT 34.016 515.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(to physicians' pretensions to fashion\), the visible boundaries of the early modern sick role \(including a neat )] TJ ET BT 34.016 501.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(expos of the hypochondriac\), and the manner in which both orthodox and heterodox practitioners vied with )] TJ ET BT 34.016 487.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(each other to take centre stage in the medical theatre or market-place. Competition for social and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 473.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(professional status, for the patronage of the lite, and of course for fees necessarily stimulated considerable )] TJ ET BT 34.016 458.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(professional bickering, rapidly seized upon and exploited by a multitude of eager and sceptical journalists )] TJ ET BT 34.016 444.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and lapped up by an avid public. Chapter 8 accordingly clearly sets out the ways in which professional )] TJ ET BT 34.016 430.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(anxieties and distrust were displaced into humour.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 404.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Chapters 9 and 10 move the narrative forward considerably, both thematically and chronologically, and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 389.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(remind us of the sophistication and range of Roy's expertise. In the first of these two chapters, Roy has )] TJ ET BT 34.016 375.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(demonstrated how, as doctors increasingly claimed expertise in matters of social as well as individual )] TJ ET BT 34.016 361.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(sickness, disease, doctors, and death all became a familiar tropes in political satires and cartoons. Thus, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 347.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(writers and artists routinely and humorously figured both "the world through the body and the body through )] TJ ET BT 34.016 332.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the world" \(p. 229\). Strikingly, visual images \(not only broadly corporeal but often more particularly )] TJ ET BT 34.016 318.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(scatological or sexual\) proved especially potent in this enterprise, since "under such circumstances pictures )] TJ ET BT 34.016 304.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(may say more than is permitted in words" \(p. 229\).)] TJ ET BT 34.016 278.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(In Chapter 10, the final main chapter of the book, Roy extends his analysis more clearly into the Victorian )] TJ ET BT 34.016 263.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(period, carefully exposing the emergence of new, eminently abusable, stereotypical portrayals of doctors and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 249.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(disease in medical journals, Victorian novels and )] TJ ET BT 272.648 249.509 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Punch)] TJ ET BT 303.308 249.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(. In particular, he argues that in a period of hero-)] TJ ET BT 34.016 235.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(worship, "the Smollettian brute was replaced by the medical man of the highest ideals, if also tragic flaws" )] TJ ET BT 34.016 220.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(p. 258\). He illustrates this with excerpts from contemporary fiction and with reference to the nascent genre )] TJ ET BT 34.016 206.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of both literary and visual biographical memoirs.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 180.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(There is much to marvel at in Roy's erudite and scintillating commentary. His writing neatly reflects the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 166.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(brilliance of the visual images and matches the literary genius evident in critical literary representations of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 151.973 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(doctors by Tobias Smollett, Samuel Johnson, and many others. The writing is thus informed, provocative )] TJ ET BT 34.016 137.717 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and yet balanced. Take for example, the beautifully constructed summary, in a single sentence, of his vision )] TJ ET BT 34.016 123.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and argument:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 97.205 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Rather, it [medicine] offered itself, and was received by its public, whether supportive or suspicious, in a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 82.949 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(broader perspective, as a repository of texts and tenets, advice and apothegms, `sick roles' and `well roles', a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 68.693 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(corpus of identities, teachings and practices to be respected - or reviled - for their theatrical, spectacular and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 54.437 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(even magical aspects, procedures best interpreted in anthropological, dramaturgical, liturgical, spiritual and )] TJ ET endstream endobj 16 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Annots [ 18 0 R ] /Contents 17 0 R >> endobj 17 0 obj << /Length 7262 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.502 0.502 0.502 RG 0.75 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(aesthetic terms \(p. 22\).)] TJ ET BT 34.016 770.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(There are also flaws in the book, particularly in the form of certain issues and questions that remain )] TJ ET BT 34.016 755.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(insufficiently charted. Notably, there is perhaps not enough discussion of female bodies. In part, this reveals )] TJ ET BT 34.016 741.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the gendered dimensions of early modern medicine and politics, but the issues raised by this \(and by )] TJ ET BT 34.016 727.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(anatomical illustrations of women's bodies, which are only briefly alluded to\) deserve more extensive )] TJ ET BT 34.016 713.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(debate. In addition, Roy's coverage of the nineteenth century is palpably \(and frustratingly\) brief in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(comparison to his analysis of the early modern period. It is difficult not to feel that Roy had more to say on )] TJ ET BT 34.016 684.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(this, as on so many historical topics that came under his scrutiny.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 658.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(However, there is a more significant strand of the narrative that is under-played, namely the existential )] TJ ET BT 34.016 644.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(impact of disease and death on people's lives, or as Roy himself put it in the context of Tristram Shandy's )] TJ ET BT 34.016 629.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(reference to the Grim Reaper, "the terrifying personal immediacy" of death \(p. 124\). Thus, while Roy's )] TJ ET BT 34.016 615.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(analysis subtly and creatively unpacks the meanings, messages, and notations of representations of sickness )] TJ ET BT 34.016 601.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and death, death itself lurks in the shadows between the words, unexplored, uninvited, but necessarily )] TJ ET BT 34.016 587.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(potent. In concentrating on images and representations, )] TJ ET BT 302.300 587.141 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Bodies Politic)] TJ ET BT 369.968 587.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( thus mistakes the essence or )] TJ ET BT 34.016 572.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(construction of illness and mortality for what Heidegger or Sartre would call \(existential\) human reality.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 546.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Of course, there is nothing wrong, from an intellectual point of view, in focusing on representations, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 532.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(especially visual ones. Indeed, Roy's approach in particular offers a breath of fresh air to a field that has too )] TJ ET BT 34.016 518.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(often ignored the visual, and prioritised the documentary, record. And yet, there are signs in the text that Roy )] TJ ET BT 34.016 503.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(himself understood, and was concerned by, the existential dilemma posed by this approach. In the preface to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 489.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(this book, he writes: "Be they visual or verbal, all facts are artefacts. What follows is, indeed, a study of the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 475.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(real thing - provided that it is accepted that representations are realities" \(p. 12\). At one level, this argues )] TJ ET BT 34.016 461.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(quite rightly for greater recognition of, and more careful attention to, representations of disease, death, and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 446.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(doctors. However, it also posits a reality beyond, and in some ways distinct from, those representations. In )] TJ ET BT 34.016 432.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the first introductory chapter, the irony inherent in avoiding that reality is made more explicit. Referring to a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 418.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(scene from Samuel Foote's farce, )] TJ ET BT 196.136 418.325 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(The Devil upon Two Sticks)] TJ ET BT 324.800 418.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, which serves as his "curtain-raiser" \(p. 20\), )] TJ ET BT 34.016 404.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Roy writes:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 377.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(One conventional representative device is inscribed humorously by Foote within another; not, in this case, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 363.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the archetypal `play within a play' but the `print within a play'. The laugh is on the prating Welsh lawyer )] TJ ET BT 34.016 349.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Squib and the apothecaries Julep and Apozem as they bicker with each other over its hieroglyphics - just as )] TJ ET BT 34.016 335.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the likes of Rock and Misaubin would proverbially bicker over their diagnoses and remedies while patients )] TJ ET BT 34.016 320.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(passed away under their very noses. Since fathoming meanings of such prints and similar cultural )] TJ ET BT 34.016 306.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(productions is the business of this book, the last laugh may well be on its author - and his readers: are we all )] TJ ET BT 34.016 292.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Squibs and Juleps? )] TJ ET BT 128.348 292.277 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(De te fabula narratur)] TJ ET BT 232.016 292.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( \(p. 20\).)] TJ ET BT 34.016 266.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The portents here are clear. While we engage in elegant intellectual debate about the past, life can pass us )] TJ ET BT 34.016 251.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(by. Although our bodies certainly constitute an "expressive medium", furnishing the "models and metaphors )] TJ ET BT 34.016 237.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(. . . needed to name and navigate life and give it meaning", we should remember that we are all destined to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 223.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(be reduced eventually to "a bag of bones" \(p. 35\). Historians, like doctors, "die like other men" \(p. 128\).)] TJ ET BT 34.016 196.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Roy Porter will be sorely missed by many. For several decades, his charm, wit, and intelligence have )] TJ ET BT 34.016 182.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(fortified, encouraged, and moved us. His writings will continue to do so for many generations. However, in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 168.485 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Bodies Politic)] TJ ET BT 101.684 168.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( he has perhaps furnished us with our greatest lesson. 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