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Stiff : the curious lives of human cadavers / Mary Roach.

Roach, Mary. (Author).
Book Book (c2003.)
Description: 303 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Publisher: New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Co., c2003.
13 of 15 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Peabody - Peabody Institute Library. (Show preferred library)
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  • ISBN: 0393050939 (hc) :
  • Edition: 1st ed.
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (p. [295]-303).
Contents: A head is a terrible thing to waste: practicing surgery on the dead -- Crimes of anatomy: body snatching and other sordid tales from the dawn of human dissection -- Life after death: on human decay and what can be done about it -- Dead man driving: human crash test dummies and the ghastly, necessary science of impact tolerance -- Beyond the black box: when the bodies of the passengers must tell the story of a crash -- The cadaver that joined the army: the sticky ethics of bullets and bombs -- Holy cadaver: the crucifixion experiments -- How to know if you're dead: Beating-heart cadavers, live burial, and the scientific search for the soul -- Just a head: decapitation, reanimation, and the human head transplant -- Eat me: medicinal cannibalism and the case of the human dumplings -- Out of the fire, into the compost bin: and other new ways to end up -- Remains of the author: will she or won't she?.
Alternate Title: Subtitle: Curious lives of human cadavers
Citation: Roach, Mary. "Stiff : the curious lives of human cadavers." New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Co., 2003.
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