In addition to being a teaching and archival resource, this website aspires to be a forum for a community a scholars interested in issues pertaining to the representation of the human body in the early modern world, notably France.

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That being said, there is a lot you can do on this site. If you are an instructor, we are welcoming propositions to host other courses on related issues. You can post comments on each image, participate in the online blog for scholars (in AGORA), post news or inquiries through that blog and browse dozens of pages.

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