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Bad Bloodby James H Jones
Synopses & Reviews
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
Preface to the New and Expanded Edition
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?"
A Note on Sources
About the Author
What Our Readers Are Saying
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