Cultures of death and politics of corpse supply: anatomy in Vienna, 1848-1914.

@article{Buklijas2008CulturesOD,
  title={Cultures of death and politics of corpse supply: anatomy in Vienna, 1848-1914.},
  author={Tatjana Buklijas},
  journal={Bulletin of the history of medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={82 3},
  pages={570-607}
}
Nineteenth-century Vienna is well known to medical historians as a leading center of medical research and education, offering easy access to patients and corpses to students from all over the world. The author seeks to explain how this enviable supply of cadavers was achieved, why it provoked so little opposition at a time when Britain and the United States saw widespread protests against dissection, and how it was threatened from mid-century onward. To understand permissive Viennese attitudes… CONTINUE READING

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