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Ourselves unborn

George Washington Corner

Ourselves unborn

an embryologist"s essay on man.

by George Washington Corner

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Embryology, Human,
  • Human beings.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesTerry lectures
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQM601 C67
    The Physical Object
    Pagination188p.
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17523784M

    With the publication of the Bancroft Prize-winning Ourselves Unborn, Sara Dubow offers a long overdue analysis and historicization of what has become a central feature in battles over reproductive rights: the fetus. Drawing upon legal and legislative records as well as educational tracts, museum exhibits, medical textbooks and journals, personal memoirs, and the popular Author: Rose Holz. Books are becoming more and more popular as shower gifts. In fact, there are many baby showers where parents-to-be ask for only books. This makes more and more sense as family and friends move all over the world. Books are easy to mail. They fit every child. And they can be deeply moving gifts from the heart.

    Get this from a library! Ourselves unborn: a history of the fetus in modern America. [Sara Dubow] -- Traces how Americans from widely different backgrounds have fought over the legal identity, physiological condition, social value, cultural .   Ourselves Unborn: A History of the Fetus in Modern America. Oxford, UK, Oxford University Press, viii, pp. $ Oxford, UK, Oxford University Press, viii, pp. $ In the late nineteenth century, American physicians and embryologists “discovered” fetal life, and in recent years, historians of medicine have been Author: Shannon K. Withycombe.

    Genre/Form: Lectures Essays: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Corner, George Washington, Ourselves unborn. New Haven, Yale university press,   Ourselves Unborn does not address the way tangible influences, such as nutrition and exposures to pollutants and other chemicals, have shaped the fetus and its Author: Annie Murphy Paul.


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Ourselves Unborn is based on the Terry Lectures which Dr. Corner delivered at Yale University but includes much additional material. Corner, author of The Hormones in Human Reproduction, has been professor of anatomy at the University of California, Johns Hopkins, and the University of Rochester Medical School, where he was also curator of the.

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