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Severed: A History of Heads Lost and Heads Found

£9.99

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'A severed head can be many things: a loved one, a trophy, scientific data, criminal evidence, an educational prop, a religious relic, an artistic muse, a practical joke.' Larson surveys all these fates of human heads in a strange and often gruesome history that ranges from primitive tribes' shrunken heads to bizarre experiments in bringing guillotined heads back to life, and discusses issues such as the spectacle of public execution, the human face and the act of decapitation.


Pages are in fine condition. Board is in fine condition. Dusk Jacket is in fine condition.

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Author(s):
Frances Larson
Condition:
Fine
Edition:
First Edition 2014
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
178378055X
ISBN-13:
9781783780556
Number of pages:
317
Publisher:
Granta
Title:
Severed: A History of Heads Lost and Heads Found

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'A severed head can be many things: a loved one, a trophy, scientific data, criminal evidence, an educational prop, a religious relic, an artistic muse, a practical joke.' Larson surveys all these fates of human heads in a strange and often gruesome history that ranges from primitive tribes' shrunken heads to bizarre experiments in bringing guillotined heads back to life, and discusses issues such as the spectacle of public execution, the human face and the act of decapitation.


Pages are in fine condition. Board is in fine condition. Dusk Jacket is in fine condition.

Author(s):
Frances Larson
Condition:
Fine
Edition:
First Edition 2014
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
178378055X
ISBN-13:
9781783780556
Number of pages:
317
Publisher:
Granta
Title:
Severed: A History of Heads Lost and Heads Found

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