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BRAS, José Viegas; GONCALVES, Maria Leal  and  DIAS, José Hernandez. Thinking man as body: symbolic coinage in Portugal and Spain (19th century)Penser l'homme comme corps:estampage symbolique au Portugal et en Espagne (19eme siecle). Hist. Educ. [online]. 2014, vol.18, n.43, pp.109-126. ISSN 2236-3459.

In this paper, we study the construction of the body through civility course books published in Portugal and Spain in the 19th century. The civility course books were a mechanism of power-knowledge relationship disciplinary of the rising bourgeoisie which un le as he da certain process of subjectivity. From the body a new order was set up, which raised the organic to functional and symbolic-in line with the growing bourgeois class-and guide de ach individual to establish him/herself as a moral subject, giving him/her distinction and prestige

Keywords : Body; History; Manuals; Civility..

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