Acres of Skin

Acres of Skin
Author : Allen M. Hornblum
Publisher : Routledge
Total Pages : 320
Release : 2013-05-13
ISBN 10 : 9781134001651
ISBN 13 : 1134001657
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Acres of Skin Book Description:

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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