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Author Lavi, Shai Joshua.

Title The modern art of dying : a history of euthanasia in the United States / Shai J. Lavi.

Imprint Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  179.7 L39m 2005    ---  Available
Description x, 226 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-221) and index.
Contents Ethics of the deathbed: euthanasia from art to technique -- Holy craft of dying: the birth of the modern art of dying -- Medical euthanasia: from aiding the dying to hastening death -- Legalizing euthanasia: the role of law and the rule of technique -- Euthanasia as public policy: the Euthanasia Society of America -- Lethal dosing: technique beyond the law -- Mercy killing: the limits of technique -- Art and technique, death and freedom -- Mercy killing: case history.
Subject Euthanasia -- United States -- History.
ISBN 0691102635 (cl : alk. paper)
Standard No. NLGGC 267233086
IG# 0691102635

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