Advise and Consent: On the Americanization of Body Worlds

@article{SchulteSasse2006AdviseAC,
  title={Advise and Consent: On the Americanization of Body Worlds},
  author={Linda Schulte-Sasse},
  journal={BioSocieties},
  year={2006},
  volume={1},
  pages={369-384}
}
Judging from attendance records worldwide, Gunther von Hagens’ Body Worlds: The Anatomical Exhibition of Real Human Bodies is perhaps the most successful exhibition ever. But while it has been the subject of intense legal, ethical and cultural controversy in Europe, the exhibition has been hailed by the American press, museum curators, theologians and medical professionals as a homage to the wonders of the human body, a wonderful educational vehicle and an admonition to healthful living. The… 
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