Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine

Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780922233427
Publisher: Blast Books
Publication date: 03/27/2012
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 889,443
Product dimensions: 10.30(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Michael Sappol is curator-historian at the History of Medicine Division of the National Library of Medicine and the author of A Traffic of Dead Bodies: Anatomy and Embodied Social Identity in Nineteenth-Century America and Dream Anatomy and co-editor of A Cultural History of the Body in the Age of Empire.

Laura Lindgren designs art and photography books and exhibition catalogs for publishers and museums. She is also publisher of Blast Books in New York, and she is the editor, designer, and publisher of Mütter Museum and Mütter Museum Historic Medical Photographs, and Dissection: Photographs of a Rite of Passage in American Medicine 1880–1930, among others.

Arne Svenson is the author of Prisoners and Mrs. Ballard’s Parrots and photographer and coauthor (with Ron Warren) of Sock Monkeys (200 out of 1863) and Chewed. He is currently working on a new book on forensic facial reconstructions, Unspeaking Likeness.

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