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Ana Carden-Coyne

Ana Carden-Coyne is Co-Director of the Centre for the Cultural History of War, at the University of Manchester. Her latest book is The Politics of Wounds: Military Patients and Medical Power in the First World War (Oxford University Press, 2014). She has also published Reconstructing the Body: Classicism, Modernism and the First World War (Oxford University Press, 2009), and edited the volumes Gender and Conflict Since 1914: Historical and Interdisciplinary Perspectives (Palgrave, 2012), Cultures of the Abdomen: A History of Diet, Digestion and Fat in the Modern World (with C. E. Forth, Palgrave, 2005), 'Enabling the Past: New Perspectives in the History of Disability' (European Review of History, with Julie Anderson, 2007). She has worked as a curator and exhibition consultant (eg War and Medicine, Wellcome Trust, 2009), and The Guardian published her WW1 commemorative booklet, Wounded Visionaries (2008). She is currently co-curating the art exhibition The Sensory War, 1914-2014 at the Manchester Art Gallery (Oct 10, 2014 – 25 Jan, 2015).