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Author Waldby, Cathy.
Title The visible human project : informatic bodies and posthuman medicine / Catherine Waldby.
Imprint London : Routledge, 2000.

Author Waldby, Cathy.
Series Biofutures, biocultures
Biofutures, biocultures.
Subject Visible Human Project (National Library of Medicine (U.S.))
Human anatomy -- Databases.
Human anatomy -- Atlases.
Medical informatics.
Human body (Philosophy)
Anatomy, Cross-Sectional.
Image Processing, Computer-Assisted.
Models, Anatomic.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 184 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. The Visible Human Project : an initial history -- 2. Posthuman spectacle -- 3. Theatres of violence : the anatomical sacrifice and the anatomical trace -- 4. Virtual surgery : morphing and morphology -- 5. IatroGenesis : digital Eden and the reproduction of life -- 6. Revenants : death and the digital uncanny -- 7. Technogenesis : the posthuman visible.
Summary The Visible Human Project examines how the VHP provides visual access to every organ of the body, viewable from every angle and capable of being manipulated to simulate living processes like respiration.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 020336063X
0415174058 (hbk.)
9780415174053 (hbk.)
0415174066 (pbk.)
9780415174060 (pbk.)
OCLC # 70747463
Additional Format Print version: Waldby, Cathy. Visible human project. London : Routledge, 2000 (DLC) 99088733

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