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Bad Blood

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Description:

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

About the Author

James H. Jones is associate professor of history at the University of Houston. He lives in Houston, Texas. He received his Ph.D. in history from Indiana University and has held a Kennedy Fellowship in Bioethics at Harvard University, served as a senior research fellow at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University, and recently held senior fellowships from both the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Rockefeller Foundation. He published the first edition of Bad Blood in 1981 to critical acclaim. It was a Main Selection of the History Book Club and a New York Times Best Books of 1981 and has inspired a play, a PBS Nova special, and a motion picture.

Table of Contents

Contents

Preface to the New and Expanded Edition

Acknowledgments

A Note on Spelling and Punctuation

1 "A Moral Astigmatism"

2 "A Notoriously Syphilis-Soaked Race"

3 "Disease Germs Are the Most Democratic Creatures in the World"

4 "Holding High Wasserman in the Marketplace"

5 "The Dr. Ain't Taking Sticks"

6 "Buying Ear Muffs for the Hottentots"

7 "It Will Either Cover Us with Mud or Glory"

8 "Last Chance for Special Free Treatment"

9 "Bringing Them to Autopsy"

10 "The Joy of My Life"

11 "Even at Risk of Shortening Life"

12 "Nothing Learned Will Prevent, Find, or Cure a Single Case"

13 "I Ain't Never Understood the Study"

14 "AIDS: Is It Genocide?"

Notes

A Note on Sources

Indexes

About the Author

Product Details

ISBN:
9780029166765
Other:
Jones, James Howard
Author:
Jones
Author:
Jones, James Howard
Author:
Jones, James H.
Publisher:
Free Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
African American Studies - History
Subject:
Medical sciences
Subject:
Ethics
Subject:
AIDS (Disease)
Subject:
Blacks
Subject:
Pathology
Subject:
Human experimentation in medicine
Subject:
Syphilis
Subject:
Aids
Subject:
Human experimentation.
Subject:
Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
Subject:
AIDS (Disease) -- United States.
Subject:
African American men
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor
Subject:
General History
Subject:
Human experimentation in medicine - Alabama -
Subject:
Tuskegee Syphilis Study.
Subject:
African American Studies-Black Heritage
Subject:
African American Studies-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Series Volume:
93-2
Publication Date:
19921231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.12 in 12.705 oz

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