Jarring Bodies: Thoughts on the Display of Unusual Anatomies

  title={Jarring Bodies: Thoughts on the Display of Unusual Anatomies},
  author={Alice Domurat Dreger},
  journal={Perspectives in Biology and Medicine},
  pages={161 - 172}
  • A. Dreger
  • Published 1 February 2000
  • Art
  • Perspectives in Biology and Medicine
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