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  • The Lives of Chang and Engby Joseph Andrew Orser

    The University of North Carolina Press 2014; US$ 27.99

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  • Spectacle of Deformityby Nadja Durbach

    University of California Press 2009; US$ 52.95

    In 1847, during the great age of the freak show, the British periodical Punch bemoaned the public's "prevailing taste for deformity." This vividly detailed work argues that far from being purely exploitative, displays of anomalous bodies served a deeper social purpose as they generated popular and scientific debates over the meanings attached to bodily... more...

  • Icons of Lifeby Lynn Morgan

    University of California Press 2009; US$ 55.00

    Icons of Life tells the engrossing and provocative story of an early twentieth-century undertaking, the Carnegie Institution of Washington's project to collect thousands of embryos for scientific study. Lynn M. Morgan blends social analysis, sleuthing, and humor to trace the history of specimen collecting. In the process, she illuminates how a hundred-year-old... more...

  • Teratology in the Twentieth Centuryby H. Kalter

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 195.00

    This book is an an up-to-date survey and summary of present knowledge and future expectations regarding the environmental causes of congenital malformations in human beings, beginning with the earliest discoveries of the 20th century up to the latest ideas and problems at its end, presents views and comments on the progress made over the century in... more...