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Intolerant bodies : a short history of autoimmunity

Author: Warwick Anderson; Ian R Mackay
Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014.
Series: Johns Hopkins biographies of disease.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collaboration between I. Mackay, one of the founders of clinical immunology, and W. Anderson, a historian of 20th-century biomedical science. They narrate the changing scientific understanding of the cause of autoimmunity and explore the significance of having a disease in which one's body turns on itself. Anderson Uni of Sydney; Mackay Monash.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Anderson, Warwick, 1958-
Intolerant bodies
(DLC) 2014006735
(OCoLC)871189393
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Warwick Anderson; Ian R Mackay
ISBN: 9781421415345 1421415348
OCLC Number: 894511336
Awards: Winner of NSW Premier's History Award 2015 (United States)
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Physiology with obstacles --
Immunological thought styles --
A sense of unlimited possibilities --
The science of self --
Doing biographical work --
Reframing self.
Series Title: Johns Hopkins biographies of disease.
Responsibility: Warwick Anderson and Ian R. Mackay.

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Connecting laboratory research, clinical medicine, social theory, and lived experience, Intolerant Bodies reveals how doctors and patients have come to terms, often reluctantly, with this novel and  Read more...

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Anderson and Mackay's engaging survey is a studious examination of autoimmune diseases, and a humble admission that their cures remain stubbornly elusive. Publishers Weekly This is a fascinating Read more...

 
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