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Examining Tuskegee : the infamous syphilis study and its legacy / Susan M. Reverby.

Author/creator Reverby, Susan
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoChapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press,
Descriptionxiii, 384 p., [12] p. of plates : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
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Series The John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture
John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture. ^A413403
Contents Introduction : race, medical uncertainty, and American culture -- Historical contingencies : Tuskegee Institute, the Public Health Service, and syphilis -- Planned, plotted, & official : the study begins -- Almost undone : the study continues -- What makes it stop? -- Testimony : the public story in the 1970s -- What happened to the men & their families? -- Why & wherefore : the Public Health Service doctors -- Triage & "powerful sympathizing" : Eugene H. Dibble, Jr -- The best care : Eunice Verdell Rivers Laurie -- Bioethics, history, & the study as gospel -- The court of imagination -- The political spectacle of blame & apology -- Epilogue : the difficulties of treating racism with "Tuskegee".
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2009016648
ISBN9780807833100 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN080783310X (cloth : alk. paper)

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