Acres of Skin: Human Experiments at Holmesburg Prison

Acres of Skin: Human Experiments at Holmesburg Prison

By: Allen M. Hornblum (author)Paperback

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At a time of increased interest and renewed shock over the Tuskegee syphilis experiments, Acres of Skin sheds light on yet another dark episode of American medical history. In this disturbing expose, Allen M. Hornblum tells the story of Philadelphia's Holmesburg Prison.

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Allen M. Hornblum teaches Urban Studies at Temple University. He has served on the Board of Trustees of the Philadelphia Prison System and as the Chief of Staff of Philadelphia's Sheriff's Office.

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  • publication date: 13/05/1999
  • ISBN13: 9780415923361
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9780415923361
  • weight: 476
  • ISBN10: 0415923360

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