Secret Cures of Slaves: People, Plants, and Medicine in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World (Paperback)

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Secret Cures of Slaves: People, Plants, and Medicine in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World (Paperback)

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This book explores the history of drug development and testing in the eighteenth-century Atlantic World, looking especially at whether slaves were exploited in human medical experiments at the time.
Londa Schiebinger is the John L. Hinds Professor of History of Science at Stanford University. She is the author of the award-winning Plants and Empire: Colonial Bioprospecting in the Atlantic World (2004), among many other works.
Product Details ISBN: 9781503602915
ISBN-10: 1503602915
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication Date: July 25th, 2017
Pages: 256
Language: English