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Author Lavi, Shai Joshua.

Title The modern art of dying [electronic resource] : 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 ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description x, 226 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-221) and index.
Contents The ethics of the deathbed : euthanasia from art to technique -- The 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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Euthanasia -- United States -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0691102635 (cl : alk. paper)
9780691102634 (cl : alk. paper)

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