Music and the Nerves, 1700–1900

  • James Kennaway

About this book


The relationship between music and the nervous system is now the subject of intense interest for scientists and people in the humanities, but this is by no means a new phenomenon. This volume sets out the history of the relationship between neurology and music, putting the advances of our era into context.


Music neurology nerves aesthetics brain history of medicine modern history sound history of emotions history nervous system

Editors and affiliations

  • James Kennaway
    • 1
  1. 1.Newcastle UniversityUK

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-46447-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-33951-5
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