Tissue Culture in Science and Society

The Public Life of a Biological Technique in Twentieth Century Britain

  • Duncan Wilson

Part of the Science, Technology and Medicine in Modern History book series (STMMH)

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About this book


This book charts the social and cultural history of the scientific technique known as 'tissue culture'. It shows how tissue culture was a regular public presence in twentieth-century Britain, and argues that history can contribute to current debates surrounding research on human and animal tissue.


20th century argue Britain corpus cultural history culture Great Britain history history of literature hospital love organ politics society twentieth century

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  • Duncan Wilson
    • 1
  1. 1.University of ManchesterUK

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