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Acres of Skin

Human Experiments at Holmesburg Prison

Allen M. Hornblum

In the first expose of unjust medical experimentation since David Rothman's Willowbrook's Wars, Allen M. Hornblum releases devastating stories from within the walls of Philadelphia's Holmesburg Prison. For more than two decades, from the mid-1950s through the mid-1970s, inmates were used, in exchange for a few dollars, as guinea pigs in a host of m...
Publish Date
1999
April 12
First Published in 1998
Goodreads rating
3.84
ISBN
9780415923361
Recommendations
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