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Intolerant bodies : a short history of autoimmunity

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
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
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Anderson, Warwick, 1958-
Intolerant bodies
(DLC) 2014006735
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.


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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