Article ID: CBB000082657

P.T. Barnum, Joice Heth and antebellum spectacles of race (1999)

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Description On the 1836 public autopsy of an aged black woman claimed to be the 161-year-old former nurse of George Washington.


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Authors & Contributors
Savitt, Todd Lee
Falk, Leslie A.
Lee, Anne S.
Lee, Everett S.
Blanckaert, C.
Wilkinson, Doris Y.
Journals
Bulletin of the History of Medicine
Phylon: Atlanta University Review of Race and Culture
Harvard Library Bulletin
Comparative Studies in Society and History
Prospects: An Annual of American Cultural Studies
Cahiers d'Études Africaines
Publishers
University of Illinois Press
Sharpe
Duke University Press
Johns Hopkins University Press
University of Chicago Press
University of Toronto
Concepts
African races
Medicine
African Americans and science
Slavery and slaves
Clocks and Watches
Medical statistics
People
Barnum, Phineas Taylor
Broca, Paul
Donaldson, Henry Herbert
Freud, Sigmund
Bulwer-Lytton, Edward George
Haggard, Henry Rider
Places
North America: United States; Canada
France
Europe
United States
Caribbean
North America
Times
19th century
18th century
20th century, early
Institutions
Harvard University
Tufts University
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