Sentenced to science : one black man's story of imprisonment in America (Book, 2007) []
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Sentenced to science : one black man's story of imprisonment in America

Sentenced to science : one black man's story of imprisonment in America

Author: Allen M Hornblum
Publisher: University Park : Pennsylvania State Univ. Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"From 1951 Until 1974, Holmesburg Prison in Philadelphia was the site of thousands of experiments on prisoners conducted by researchers under the direction of University of Pennsylvania dermatologist Albert M. Kligman. While most of the experiments were testing cosmetics, detergents, and deodorants, the trials also included scores of Phase I drug trials, inoculations of radioactive isotopes, and applications of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Personal Narrative
Personal narratives
Récits personnels
Named Person: Edward Anthony; Edward Anthony; Edward Anthony
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Allen M Hornblum
ISBN: 9780271033365 0271033363
OCLC Number: 237025398
Description: XIV, 207 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: ContentsAcknowledgments1. "My Back Is on Fire"2. "The Jungle"3. "Bubble-Eyed Butch"4. "Don't Serve Time; Let Time Serve You"5. "He's Got a Body Like Marilyn Monroe"6. "They Called Me Outer Limits"7. "Fruit Up"8. "He Still Has the Cork in His Ass!"9. "Those Doctors Ain't Interested in You"10. "I Tried My Best"11. "I Was in Some Deep Shit Now"12. "My Spiritual Awakening"13. "It Was a Jihad"14. "Feeling Death Blow Past My Face"15. "A Righteous Life"16. "Trying to Get a Little Justice"EpilogueNotesIndex
Responsibility: Allen M. Hornblum.
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Sentenced to Science retells the story of the Holmesburg experiments more dramatically through the eyes of one black man, Edward "Butch" Anthony, who suffered greatly from the experiments for which  Read more...


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