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INDEX 219 24 (TV programme), 155 300 (movie), 194n9 9/11, 151–153, 194n8 abject, 3–5, 40, 98 abolitionism: anesthesia and, 2–3, 90–91; biopolitics and, 140–141; compassion in, 113–116; Frederick Douglass on, 93–94, 141; photographic, 15, 93–104, 140–145, 184n12, 188n33; race v nation in, 118–120; racial science and, 114–115, 183n4; slave narrative and, 5, 171n21, 175n29, 182n1 absence: blackness as, 37–42; of empathy, 152–153; of pain, 150; see also vacuity Abu Ghraib, 154, 195n12, 196n24 accoucheur, 64–65, 180n17 aesthetics: American, 44–50, 173n10; Edmund Burke’s theory of, 14–43; compassion and, 21–22, 32–35; gender and, 22–24, 172n2; ideology and, 4, 176n31; neoclassicist, 173n13; physiological foundation of, 25–30; race and, 37–43; racial, 142–144, 187n28; sensationalist, 175n25 affect: agency and, 160; compassion and, 32–34, 144, 148–149; democracy as, 150–151, 164–165, 192n1; governmentality and, 46, 167–168; pain as, 3–6, 13, 148–151; recognition and, 4, 44–45, 91, 103–104, 115 affirmation, 192n1–2 Africa, 38, 71, 153 African Americans: anesthesia and, 72–73, 93; as bodies, 94–96, 114–115, 182n1, 183n4; citizenship of, 81–82, 89, 104, 114–115; and family, 131–135, 192n49; medical experiments on, 52–55, 74–77, 177n2, 180n21; military participation of, 97, 107, 186n25; women and birthpain, 74–76 Agamben, Giorgio, 196n24 Agassiz, Louis, 96, 119, 183n4–5, 184n9 agency, 6, 36, 78, 110, 124, 160, 187n28 Ahmed, Sara, 6, 147–149, 171n18, 196n196 albums, photographic, 130, 138 allegory, 113, 118, 119, 121, 185n14, 186n23 amputation, 99, 117–121, 156, 180n21 anatomy: female, 51, 54, 70–71, 83; science of, 10, 60–62, 171n15 anesthesia: African Americans and, 72–73; in childbirth, 1–3, 8, 11, 14–16, 51–55, 63–69; democracy and, 88–91; discovery of, 62, 178n8–9, 180n21; rape under, 180n17; surgery and, 60–62; see also chloroform, ether, nitrous oxide animal: eugenics and, 83–86; experimentation on, 179n13; inhumanity and, 157, 163–164; parturition in, 70, 74; power, 67, 76 anthropology: female special-, 28, 60–61; science of, 10, 70–71, 80 antislavery, see abolitionism archetype, 143, 183 Army Medical Museum, 120 Augusta (photograph), 137, 142 autobiography, 51–52, 111 Avedon, Richard, 185n17 220 INDEX backlash, 5, 169n4 Bakare-Yusuf, Bibi, 145 barbarism, 43, 76, 83, 86, 159–164, 175n21, 177n33, 197n24 barber, 62 bare life, 164–165, 197n24 Barthes, Roland, 102–103, 185n17 Baton Rouge, LA, 100, 104–105, 108, 186n22 beautiful, 19, 22–24, 27–28, 33, 37–40, 173n9, 174n19 Beecher, Henry Ward, 129, 133, 191n46 before/after, 114, 141–142 Bell, Alexander Graham, 84 Bell, Charles, 58 Beloved (novel), 99, 190n38 Berlant, Lauren, 1, 5–7, 12, 14, 21, 26, 44–45, 103, 114–115, 148–150, 167, 181n27, 191n44, 197n25 bible, 65–66, 179n16, 186n23 biological: democracy, 150–151, 164–167; difference, 42, 55, 68, 70, 73, 79–80, 95–96, 140, 171n14, 174n16, 183n4; life, 8–10, 21, 67, 140, 164–167; science, 60, 71 biologizing, 4, 28, 91, 95, 150, 180, 193n4, 194n7 biopolitics, 3–4, 8–11, 14, 16–17, 26–29, 49–53, 61–78, 90, 98–99, 122–123, 130, 140–143, 150–151, 164, 171n14, 191n42 biopower, see biopolitics birth manuals, 15, 65, 68–69, 75, 80–84, 180n17 birthpain, 1–4, 8–11, 14–15, 63–89; in animals, 67, 70, 74; in Native Americans, 84–86 blackness, 83, 95, 106–107, 126–127, 137–142, 189n33; in Burke, 37–42, 177n34; see also darkness Blackwell, Lucy Stone, 126 Blair, Sara, 108 blindness, 39, 176n30 blood, 57, 178n8; race and, 135, 138, 140, 142, 192n47 Body in Pain, The, 11, 169n2 Boltanski, Luc, 21, 172n5, 175n27 Bonica, John, 3 Bosnia, 158–159 bourgeois subject, 14–16, 20–21, 32 Braidotti, Rosi, 148, 192n2 branding, 133–134, 188n33 Brave Defenders of Our Country (photograph), 117–119 breeding, 73, 84, 86, 124, 127, 130, 171n14, 181n24, 191n42 Briggs, Laura, 69, 73, 77, 81, 82, 89 Brother War, see Civil War Brown v Board of Education, 193n3 Brown, Wendy, 12–13, 147, 149, 168 Burke, Edmund, 14–15, 19–50, 53, 58–59, 151, 163, 171n1, 173–177n9– 35, 178n10 Bush, George W, 152, 194n6, 195n9 Butler, Judith, 7, 30, 171n20 Camera Lucida, 185 capital: cultural, 36, 49, 121, 181n26; human, 55, 73, 124, 130 capitalism, 29, 63, 80, 149, 153 Captivity (movie), 155 captivity narrative, 5, 31 Carbutt, John, 117–119 Carby, Hazel, 76, 130...

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