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Acres of Skin : Human Experiments at Holmesburg Prison
by Allen M. Hornblum


Overview - From the mid-1950s through the mid-1970s, inmates of Philadelphia's Holmesburg Prison were used, in exchange for a few dollars, as guinea pigs in a host of medical experiments. Hornblum paints a disturbing portrait of abuse, moral indifference, and greed, as doctors, in conjunction with the University of Pennsylvania and prison officials, established the prison as a testing lab.  Read more...

 
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Overview
From the mid-1950s through the mid-1970s, inmates of Philadelphia's Holmesburg Prison were used, in exchange for a few dollars, as guinea pigs in a host of medical experiments. Hornblum paints a disturbing portrait of abuse, moral indifference, and greed, as doctors, in conjunction with the University of Pennsylvania and prison officials, established the prison as a testing lab.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780415923361
  • ISBN-10: 0415923360
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publish Date: May 1999
  • Page Count: 320
  • Dimensions: 9.06 x 6.09 x 0.74 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.04 pounds


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