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Author Hornblum, Allen M.

Title Acres of skin : human experiments at Holmesburg Prison : a true story of abuse and exploitation in the name of medical science / Allen M. Hornblum.

Imprint New York : Routledge, c1999.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  174.2809748 H783a  1999    ---  Available
Description xxii, 297 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [271]-284) and index.
Subject Holmesburg Prison (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Human experimentation in medicine -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Prisoners -- Medical care -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Convict labor -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Dermatology -- Research -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
ISBN 0415923360 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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