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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Nie, Jing Bao.
Japan's Wartime Medical Atrocities : Comparative Inquiries in Science, History, and Ethics.
Hoboken : Taylor & Francis Ltd, ©2010
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Jing Bao Nie; Nanyan Guo; Mark Selden; Arthur Kleinman
|ISBN:||9780203849040 0203849043 1282898655 9781282898653|
|Description:||1 online resource (268 pages).|
|Contents:||Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Notes on contributors; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Medical atrocities, history and ethics; Part I: Japan's medical war crimes and post-war trials; 1 Unit 731 and the Japanese Imperial Army's biological warfare program; 2 Medicine-related war crimes trials and post-war politics and ethics: The unresolved case of Unit 731, Japan's bio-warfare program; 3 Research on humans at the Khabarovsk War Crimes Trial: A historical and ethical examination; Part II: Guilt and responsibility: Individuals and nations. 4 Data generated in Japan's biowarfare experiments on human victims in China, 1932-1945, and the ethics of using them5 Discovering traces of humanity: Taking individual responsibility for medical atrocities; 6 On the altar of nationalism and the nation-state: Japan's wartime medical atrocities, the American cover-up, and postwar Chinese responses; Part III: Ethics and historical memory: Parallel lessons from Germany and the U.S.A.; 7 Bioethics and exceptionalism: A German example of learning from "medical" atrocities. 8 Racial hygienist Otmar von Verschuer, the Confessing Church, and comparative reflections on postwar rehabilitation9 America's memory problems: Diaspora groups, civil society and the perils of "chosen amnesia"; 10 Japanese and American war atrocities, historical memory, and reconciliation: The Asia-Pacific War to today; Part IV: Annotated bibliography and appendices; 11 Annotated bibliography: Primary sources and secondary liaturature in Japanese, Chinese, and English; Appendixes; Appendix A: The experiments conducted under the Third Reich and Imperial Japan and postwar use of such data. Appendix B: The experiments conducted under the U.S. governmentIndex.|
|Series Title:||Asia's transformations.|
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities -- Japan.
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Biological warfare -- Japan.
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities -- China.
- Human experimentation in medicine -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.
- Human experimentation in medicine -- Moral and ethical aspects.
- War crimes -- History -- 20th century.
- War crime trials -- History -- 20th century.
- Biological warfare.
- Human experimentation in medicine.
- War crime trials.
- War crimes.