Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present
ISBN: 076791547X
EAN13: 9780767915472
Language: English
Pages: 501
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 8.00" L x 6.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Anchor Books

Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present

Book Overview
Medical Apartheid is the first and only comprehensive history of medical experimentation on African Americans, from the era of slavery to today. Washington details the ways both slaves and freedmen have been used in hospitals for experiments conducted without their knowledge.