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Author Hildebrandt, Sabine, author

Title The anatomy of murder : ethical transgressions and anatomical science during the Third Reich / Sabine Hildebrandt
Published New York : Berghahn Books, 2016
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Contents Introduction -- History of research on medicine and anatomy in National Socialism -- Anatomy and related sciences before 1933 -- The interaction between the NS state and anatomists -- The NS state and the Anatomische Gesellschaft -- Anatomists who became victims of NS policies -- Anatomists working in NS Germany -- NS victims and the use of their bodies for anatomical purposes -- The science of anatomy in NS Germany -- After the war -- Developments in professional ethics in anatomy -- Anatomy : on the edge of culture
Summary "This volume explores how the study of anatomy was conducted during the governance of the Third Reich, from the Third Reich's involvement with university anatomy departments to how the Third Reich implemented protocols for anatomists"-- Provided by publisher
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject World War (1939-1945)
Anatomists -- Germany
Human anatomy -- Research -- Germany -- History -- 20th century
Human anatomy -- Study and teaching -- Germany -- History -- 20th century
Human experimentation in medicine -- Germany -- History -- 20th century
Medical ethics -- Germany -- History -- 20th century
National socialism -- Moral and ethical aspects
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities
Anatomy -- education
HISTORY / Holocaust
Human anatomy -- Research.
Human anatomy -- Study and teaching.
Human experimentation in medicine.
MEDICAL -- Physiology.
Medical ethics.
National socialism -- Moral and ethical aspects.
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Human Anatomy & Physiology.
Germany -- History -- 1933-1945
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1785330683 (electronic bk.)
9781785330681 (electronic bk.)