Antipoda. Revista de Antropología y Arqueología
versão impressa ISSN 1900-5407
SALCEDO FIDALGO, Hernando. SOCIAL REPRESENTATIONS AND CANCER METAPHORS DURING THE XVII AND XVIII CENTURIES: AN ANTHOLOGY OF COMMON PLACES. Antipod. Rev. Antropol. Arqueol. [online]. 2008, n.6, pp. 199-213. ISSN 1900-5407.
This paper presents a primary sources analytic description France and Belgium Visitation Sister's spiritual biographies on the XVII and XVIII centuries and secondary sources text books an dictionaries which make refierence to profane and Illustrated discourses about "breast cancer disease". The contemporary to this centuries Illustrated discourses and the contents of biographies corpus are analized, bringing both out the different social representations and metaphors probably in force today.
Palavras-chave : Cancer; Social Representations; Metaphors; Middle Age; Belief.