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Title:
Bones in the basement : postmortem racism in nineteenth-century medical training
Author:
Blakely, Robert L.
Publication Information:
Washington [D.C.] : Smithsonian Institution Press, [1997]

©1997
Physical Description:
xix, 380 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
A clandestine past : discovery at the Medical College of Georgia and theoretical foundations / Robert L. Blakely -- Architectural, archaelogical, and historical investigation of the old Medical College of Georgia building / Mark R. Barnes -- Bottles in the basement : artifactual evidence of late nineteenth-century health care from the Medical College of Georgia / Neil A. Duncan -- Subsistence and science : faunal analysis of the Medical College of Georgia site / Kenneth J. Terrell and Shannon C. McFarlin -- The cutting edge : experimental anatomy and the reconstruction of nineteenth-century dissection techniques / Shannon C. McFarlin and Lawrence E. Wineski -- Grave consequences : the opportunistic procurement of cadavers at the Medical College of Georgia / Robert L. Blakely and Judith M. Harrington -- Race and the politics of medicine in nieteenth-century Georgia / Harold Jackson -- Grandison Harris : the Medical College of Georgia's resurrection man / Tanya Telfair Sharpe -- Diet in nineteenth-century Augusta : a trace element analysis of the Medical College of Georgia cadaver sample / Paul C. Dillingham -- Death and disease : the paleopathology of the Medical College of Georgia cadaver sample / Judith M. Harrington -- A rip into the flesh, a tear into the soul : an ethnography of dissection in Georgia / Maureen McCarthy Capozzoli -- Corpses as commodities : the ethnography of covert medical practices in Georgia, circa 1835-1997 / Mieke M.F. Curtis-Richardson.
ISBN:
9781560987505
Format :
Book

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