The Resource Stiff : the curious lives of human cadavers, Mary Roach

Stiff : the curious lives of human cadavers, Mary Roach

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Stiff : the curious lives of human cadavers
Title
Stiff
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the curious lives of human cadavers
Statement of responsibility
Mary Roach
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Language
eng
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NNP
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illustrations
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Stiff : the curious lives of human cadavers, Mary Roach
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Stiff : the curious lives of human cadavers, Mary Roach
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy038/2002152908.html
Publication
Note
Includes reading group guide discussion questions, introduction to Packing for Mars : the curious science of life in the void by Mary Roach, and How to donate your body to science
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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 who 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?
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21 cm.
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Extent
303 p.
Isbn
9780393324822
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(pbk.)
Lccn
2002152908
Other physical details
ill.
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  • (Sirsi) i9780393324822
  • 1067939

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