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- DescriptionShows how nineteenth-century American physicians used anatomy to develop a professional identity, while claiming authority over the living and the dead. This book introduces the middle-class women and men, working people, entrepreneurs, and health reformers who resisted and exploited anatomy to articulate their own social identities and visions.
- Author BiographyMichael Sappol holds a Ph.D. in American history from Columbia University, where he was a finalist for the Bancroft Dissertation Award and a winner of the Whiting Foundation Dissertation Fellowship and the National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Award. He is Curator at the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health.
- Author(s)Michael Sappol
- PublisherPrinceton University Press
- Date of Publication05/04/2004
- GenreMedicine: General
- Place of PublicationNew Jersey
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPrinceton University Press
- Content Note83 halftones
- Weight628 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine27 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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