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The Resource Acres of skin : human experiments at Holmesburg Prison : a story of abuse and exploitation in the name of medical science, Allen M. Hornblum, (electronic book)

Acres of skin : human experiments at Holmesburg Prison : a story of abuse and exploitation in the name of medical science, Allen M. Hornblum, (electronic book)

Label
Acres of skin : human experiments at Holmesburg Prison : a story of abuse and exploitation in the name of medical science
Title
Acres of skin
Title remainder
human experiments at Holmesburg Prison : a story of abuse and exploitation in the name of medical science
Statement of responsibility
Allen M. Hornblum
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
NhCcYBP
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Hornblum, Allen M
Dewey number
174/.28
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
R853.H8
LC item number
H67 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Taylor & Francis
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  • Holmesburg Prison
  • Holmesburg Prison
  • Human experimentation in medicine
  • Prisoners
  • Convict labor
  • Dermatology
  • Dermatology
  • Human Experimentation
  • Prisons
  • Philadelphia
Label
Acres of skin : human experiments at Holmesburg Prison : a story of abuse and exploitation in the name of medical science, Allen M. Hornblum, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-284) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The subjects, the doctors, and the experiments. "The money was good and the money was easy." / Inmates recall life and experiments at Holmesburg Prison -- "It was like a farmer seeing a fertile field." / Dr. Albert M. Kilgman enters Holmesburg -- Twentieth-century American penal experimentation. "They're dropping like flies out here." / History of U.S. prisoner experimentation -- Cruel and unusual experiments. "The walls seemed to be breathing." / The Army tests chemical warfare agents
  • "I am not part of the program." / Radioactive isotopes are introduced -- "Danger! This material is extremely toxic." / The dioxin experiments -- The end of experimentation at Holmesburg. "Where are we going to do these things now?" / The slow demise of inmate experimentation -- "Retin-A's birthplace was at Holmesburg Prison." / The discovery of Retin-A -- "A conspiracy of silence." / Conclusion
Control code
99973228217
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 297 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203903957
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Acres of skin : human experiments at Holmesburg Prison : a story of abuse and exploitation in the name of medical science, Allen M. Hornblum, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-284) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The subjects, the doctors, and the experiments. "The money was good and the money was easy." / Inmates recall life and experiments at Holmesburg Prison -- "It was like a farmer seeing a fertile field." / Dr. Albert M. Kilgman enters Holmesburg -- Twentieth-century American penal experimentation. "They're dropping like flies out here." / History of U.S. prisoner experimentation -- Cruel and unusual experiments. "The walls seemed to be breathing." / The Army tests chemical warfare agents
  • "I am not part of the program." / Radioactive isotopes are introduced -- "Danger! This material is extremely toxic." / The dioxin experiments -- The end of experimentation at Holmesburg. "Where are we going to do these things now?" / The slow demise of inmate experimentation -- "Retin-A's birthplace was at Holmesburg Prison." / The discovery of Retin-A -- "A conspiracy of silence." / Conclusion
Control code
99973228217
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 297 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203903957
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote

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