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Anatomically Speaking: Ungendered Flesh and the Science of Sex

C. Riley Snorton

in Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517901721
eISBN:
9781452958736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517901721.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Chapter 1 considers the founding of American gynecology and the archives of J. Marion Sims. Sims’s three and one-half years of experiments on female captives--Anarcha, Betsey, Lucy and several ... More


Introduction

Andreas-Holger Maehle

in Contesting Medical Confidentiality: Origins of the Debate in the United States, Britain, and Germany

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226404820
eISBN:
9780226404967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226404967.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Starting with a disciplinary case of the New York Academy of Medicine against the surgeon J. Marion Sims in 1869/70, this introduction gives examples of typical problems with medical confidentiality. ... More


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