The Biopolitics of Feeling: Race, Sex, and Science in the Nineteenth Century


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Kyla Schuller unearths the forgotten, multiethnic sciences of impressibility--the capacity to be affected--to expose the powerful workings of sentimental biopower in the nineteenth-century United States, uncovering a vast apparatus of sensory regulation that aimed to shape the evolution of the national population.

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    • Title: The Biopolitics of Feeling by Kyla Schuller
    • Publisher: Duke University Press
    • Print ISBN: 9780822369233, 0822369230
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    • Edition: 2017
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