Author: Ketil Slagstad

The Human Body on the Verge of Collapse by Ketil Slagstad

Ketil Slagstad , August 19th, 2019


The Human Body in the Age of Catastrophe: Brittleness, Integration, Science, and the Great War Stefanos Geroulanos and Todd Meyers University of Chicago Press, 2018. 416 pages. 1….


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Creating Bodies, Creating a Nation: How the Idea of the Straight, White, Muscular Male Body Shaped America by Ketil Slagstad

Ketil Slagstad , February 15th, 2019


Governing Bodies: American Politics and the Shaping of the Modern Physique Rachel Louise Moran  University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018. 224 pages.   1. When Michelle Obama launched the “Let&#8217…


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Patient Zero and the Making of a Myth: History as an Archaeology of the Present by Ketil Slagstad

Ketil Slagstad , October 12th, 2018


Patient Zero and the Making of the AIDS Epidemic Richard A. McKay University of Chicago Press, 2017, 400 pages   “An innocent he was not. He eventually told…


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