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The woman who walked into the sea : Huntington's and the making of a genetic disease / Alice Wexler.

Wexler, Alice, 1942-
Date
[2008], ©2008


About this work

Publication/Creation

New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, [2008], ©2008.

Physical description

xxiv, 253 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 25 cm

Contents

The death of Phebe Hedges -- The social course of St. Vitus's dance -- Inventing hereditary chorea -- Chorea and the clinical gaze -- The eyes of Elizabeth B. Muncey, M.D. -- Myths of origins and endings.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-241) and index.

Languages

  • English


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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9780300105025
  • 0300105029

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