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Focuses on the subject of 'melancholy madness' in Spain. This work demonstrates that the subject of melancholy in the Spanish Golden Age is an indispensable link in a chain which may help us to understand the appearance of sadness and malcontent in Europe at the dawn of modernity.
|Publication date:||1st June 2008|
|Publisher:||University of Wales Press|
|Categories:||History of medicine,|
Professor Roger Bartra is a Research Fellow at the University of Mexico (UNAM), an anthropologist and sociologist. He is the author of several books on the Mexican political system, the European mythology of melancholy and the wild men, and the anthropology of the brain.More About Roger Bartra