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Author Tesak, Juergen

Title Milestones in the History of Aphasia : Theories and Protagonists
Published Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, 2008


Description 1 online resource (311 pages)
Series Brain Damage, Behaviour and Cognition
Brain damage, behaviour, and cognition
Contents Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Series preface; Preface; Juergen Tesak (1961-2007) Aphasiologist; Part I: The older history of aphasia; 1 Aphasia in antiquity and the Middle Ages; 2 From the Renaissance to the eighteenth century; 3 The nineteenth century until 1880: The birth of a science; 4 Wernicke and the later nineteenth century; 5 The twentieth century until the Second World War; 6 From the Second World War to Geschwind: neoclassicism and the return of localisation; Part II: Aphasiology to the millennium; Overview of Part II; 7 The rise of linguistic aphasiology
8 Cognitive neuropsychology of language and the rise of cognitive neuroscience9 Broca's aphasia and Broca's area: The journey from 1861 to 2005; 10 Beyond the left peri-Sylvian language area; Postscript; Appendix: Brain and language; Glossary; References; Author index; Subject index
Summary This book surveys the history of aphasia from the earliest mentions of speech and language impairments in ancient times, medieval attempts to understand aphasia, through to the development of modern cognitive neuroscience
Notes Print version record
Subject Aphasia -- History
Language disorders.
Language Disorders
Language disorders
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
Author Code, Chris
ISBN 9780203934869