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The Two-headed Boy, and Other Medical Marvels
The Two-headed Boy, and Other Medical Marvels by Jan Bondeson 0801437679 9780801437670
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The Two-headed Boy, and Other Medical Marvels by Jan Bondeson

In this collection of essays, Bondeson, a physician working at a research institute in London, explores the lives of human beings who, having been born with often appalling congenital deformities, became in their time and place freaks. He provides both a medical and a human perspective on their experiences, offering a corrective to the myths that may hover around dwarfism, dicephaly, and giantism, by providing narrative histories of actual cases. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com

Author: Jan Bondeson

Language: English

Edition: 1

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 320

Publisher: Cornell University Press

Publication Date: 2000-05-30

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