Windows of the soul : physiognomy in European culture 1470-1780 /

In early modern Europe there was a small group of books on the art of physiognomy which claimed to provide self-knowledge through an interpretation of external features. The authors of these books explained how the eyes, the face, and all of nature's natural bodies became windows of the soul. D...

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Main Author: Porter, Martin (Martin Henry)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford : New York : Clarendon Press ; Oxford University Press, 2005.
Series:Oxford historical monographs.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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