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Medical Apartheid

The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present

Medical Apartheid( )
Author: Washington, Harriet A.
ISBN:978-0-385-50993-0
Publication Date:Jan 2007
Publisher:The Doubleday Religious Publishing Group
Imprint:Doubleday
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $27.95
Book Description:

From the era of slavery to the present day, the first full history of black America’s shocking mistreatment as unwilling and unwitting experimental subjects at the hands of the medical establishment. Medical Apartheidis the first and only comprehensive history of medical experimentation on African Americans. Starting with the earliest encounters between black Americans and Western medical researchers and the racist pseudoscience that resulted, it details the ways both slaves and...
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Book Details
Pages:512
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies
Medical / Ethics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.47 x 9.52 x 1.47 Inches
Book Weight:1.885 Pounds



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