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The Resource Frankenstein's footsteps : science, genetics and popular culture, Jon Turney

Frankenstein's footsteps : science, genetics and popular culture, Jon Turney

Label
Frankenstein's footsteps : science, genetics and popular culture
Title
Frankenstein's footsteps
Title remainder
science, genetics and popular culture
Statement of responsibility
Jon Turney
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses the influences of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and other works of literature on public attitudes towards biotechnology and scientific development over the last two centuries and compares them to the reality of the current controversies
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Turney, Jon
Dewey number
303.48/3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
Q175.5
LC item number
.T87 1998eb
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
Q175.5.T87
NAL item number
1998
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 1998 F-520
  • WZ 330
NLM item number
T954f 1998
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science
  • Science
  • Biotechnology
  • Genetic engineering
  • Science in literature
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Medicine in Literature
  • Public Opinion
  • Science
  • Biotechnology
  • Frankenstein
  • SCIENCE
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • Biotechnology
  • Genetic engineering
  • Science in literature
  • Science
  • Science
  • Medizin
  • Reproduktionsmedizin
  • Wissenschaftsentwicklung
  • Biotechnologie
  • Biologie
  • Sciences
  • Génie génétique
  • Sciences
  • Médecine
  • Pop-Kultur
  • Science-Fiction
  • Künstlicher Mensch
Label
Frankenstein's footsteps : science, genetics and popular culture, Jon Turney
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-270) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mary Shelley's creation -- Hideous progeny: Frankenstein retold -- As remorseless as nature: the rise of experimental biology -- Creating life in the laboratory -- Into the brave new world -- Time-bombing our descendants -- Priming the biological time bomb -- The baby of the century -- The gene wars: regulating recombinant DNA -- Conclusion: the human body shop
Control code
47007956
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 276 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585362038
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)47007956
Label
Frankenstein's footsteps : science, genetics and popular culture, Jon Turney
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-270) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mary Shelley's creation -- Hideous progeny: Frankenstein retold -- As remorseless as nature: the rise of experimental biology -- Creating life in the laboratory -- Into the brave new world -- Time-bombing our descendants -- Priming the biological time bomb -- The baby of the century -- The gene wars: regulating recombinant DNA -- Conclusion: the human body shop
Control code
47007956
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 276 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585362038
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)47007956

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