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Author Hagens, Gunther von.

Title Gunther von Hagens' Body worlds : the anatomical exhibition of real human bodies.

Imprint Heidelberg, Germany : Institute für Plastination, 2004.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    611 HAG    Available
Edition 5th printing.
Description 319 p. : ill., ports. ; 28 cm.
Note Cover title.
"Translation in English of 14th German printing"--p. 319.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The human body, anatomy and function : locomotive system, nervous system, respiratory system, cardiovascular system, digestive system, kidneys and urinary tract, reproductive organs, prenatal development, whole-body specimens, configurations of blood vessels / Angelina Whalley -- Plastinated specimens and their presentation in museums, a theoretical and bioethical retrospective on a media event / Axel W. Bauer -- When death goes on display Ulrich Fischer -- The dignity of the individual / Franz Josef Wetz -- The educating power of the sciences / Bazon Brock.
Summary Catalog of Gunther von Hagen's exhibition of human bodies preserved by "plastination"and presented as "natural art" (p. 13). Work also includes a short history of anatomy and essays on ethical perspectives.
Subject Cadaver in art -- Catalogs.
Cadaver in art -- Exhibitions.
Medicine in art -- Catalogs.
Medicine in art -- Exhibitions.
Human anatomy -- Catalogs.
Human anatomy -- Exhibitions.
Preservation of organs, tissues, etc.
Tissues -- Plastic embedment.
Biological specimens -- Plastic embedment.
Human body -- Exhibitions.
Human body -- Catalogs.
Human figure in art.
Added Author Whalley, Angelina.
Added Title Body worlds
Körperwelten. English

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