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

Stiff : the curious lives of human cadavers, Mary Roach

Label
Stiff : the curious lives of human cadavers
Title
Stiff
Title remainder
the curious lives of human cadavers
Statement of responsibility
Mary Roach
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Roach, Mary
Dewey number
611
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1230
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
  • UG
  • 6-8
LC call number
R853.H8
LC item number
R635 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
  • 9.4
  • 11
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dead
  • Human dissection
  • Human experimentation in medicine
Label
Stiff : the curious lives of human cadavers, Mary Roach
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references ([293]-303)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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?
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
303 pages
Isbn
9780393324822
Lccn
2002152908
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
ocm50912705
Label
Stiff : the curious lives of human cadavers, Mary Roach
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references ([293]-303)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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?
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
303 pages
Isbn
9780393324822
Lccn
2002152908
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
ocm50912705

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