Article ID: CBB000082657

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


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.
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
University of Illinois Press
Duke University Press
Johns Hopkins University Press
University of Chicago Press
University of Toronto
African races
African Americans and science
Slavery and slaves
Clocks and Watches
Medical statistics
Barnum, Phineas Taylor
Broca, Paul
Donaldson, Henry Herbert
Freud, Sigmund
Bulwer-Lytton, Edward George
Haggard, Henry Rider
North America: United States; Canada
United States
North America
19th century
18th century
20th century, early
Harvard University
Tufts University

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