Acres of Skin : Human Experiments at Holmesburg Prison : a True Story of Abuse and Exploitation in the Name of Medical Science

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Acres of Skin : Human Experiments at Holmesburg Prison : a True Story of Abuse and Exploitation in the Name of Medical Science

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 297 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780415919906
  • DDC分類 174.28

基本説明

A dark episode in American medical history.

Full Description


At a time of increased interest and renewed shock over the Tuskegee syphilis experiments, Acres of Skin sheds light on yet another dark episode of American medical history. In this disturbing expose, Allen M. Hornblum tells the story of Philadelphia's Holmesburg Prison.

Table of Contents

The Nuremberg Code                                 xi  (2)
Introduction xiii(8)
A Note on Sources xxi
Part One The Subjects, the Doctors, and the 3 (72)
Experiments
1. "The Money Was Good and the Money Was 3 (26)
Easy." Inmates recall life and experiments
at Holmesburg Prison
2. "It Was Like a Farmer Seeing a Fertile 29 (46)
Field." Dr. Albert M. Kligman enters
Holmesburg
Part Two Twentieth-Century American Penal 75 (44)
Experimentation
3. "They're Dropping Like Flies Out Here." 75 (44)
History of U.S. prisoner experimentation
Part Three Cruel and Unusual Experiments 119 (68)
4. "The Walls Seemed To Be Breathing." The 119 (30)
Army tests chemical warfare agents
5. "I Am Not Part of the Program." 149 (14)
Radioactive isotopes are introduced
6. "Danger! This Material Is Extremely 163 (24)
Toxic." The dioxin experiments
Part Four The End of Experimentation at 187 (58)
Holmesburg
7. "Where Are We Going To Do These Things 187 (24)
Now?" The slow demise of inmate
experimentation
8. "Retin-A(R)'s Birthplace Was at 211 (22)
Holmesburg Prison." The discovery of
Retin-A(R)
9. "A Conspiracy of Silence." Conclusion 233 (12)
Acknowledgments 245 (2)
Notes 247 (24)
Bibliography 271 (14)
Index 285