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Flesh and blood : organ transplantation and blood transfusion in twentieth-century America

Author: Susan E Lederer
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan E Lederer
ISBN: 9780195161502 0195161505
OCLC Number: 173201758
Description: xvi, 224 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Living on the Island of Doctor Moreau : grafting tissues in the early twentieth century --
Miracles of resurrection : reinventing blood transfusion in the twentieth century --
Banking on the body --
Lost boundaries : race, blood, and bodies --
Are you my type? : blood groups, individuality, and difference --
Medicalizing miscegenation: transplantation and race --
Religious bodies --
Organ recital : transplantation and transfusion in historical perspective.
Responsibility: Susan E. Lederer.
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"While the concept of American exceptionalism may not be in vogue anymore, it appears to have made a comeback in Susan E. Lederer's intriguing new book about the ready acceptance of organ transplants Read more...

 
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