The Body Legal in Barbarian Law
Book Description:

By applying the techniques of linguistic anthropology to the pre-history of medicine, anatomical knowledge, and law, Lisi Oliver has produced a remarkable study that sheds new light on early Germanic conceptions of the body in terms of medical value, physiological function, psychological worth, and social significance.

eISBN: 978-1-4426-6192-9
Subjects: History, Law