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Unlocking the Asylum Project at Denbighshire Archives

Dear all,

My name is Lindsey Sutton and I am the Project Archivist employed on the Wellcome funded Unlocking the Asylum project at Denbighshire Archives. The project began in October 2017 and is due to run until November 2019. The aim of the project is to catalogue the records of the North Wales Hospital, in order to promote the wider use of the collection.

Author: 
Erika Dyck, Larry Stewart, eds.
Reviewer: 
Michael Brown

Brown on Dyck and Stewart, 'The Uses of Humans in Experiment: Perspectives from the 17th to the 20th Century'


Erika Dyck, Larry Stewart, eds. The Uses of Humans in Experiment: Perspectives from the 17th to the 20th Century. Clio Medica Series. Leiden: Brill - Rodopi, 2016. Illustrations. xii + 297 pp. $149.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-28670-2.

Reviewed by Michael Brown (University of Roehampton)
Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Darren N. Wagner

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