One Blood: The Death and Resurrection of Charles R. Drew

By: Love, Spencie

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Book Condition: Very Good

Ex-library, but lightly read. Scuffs on black front endpaper, library stampings on top and bottom edges, shelf tag on spine. Mylar protector. Text clean. A UNC historian traces the life and legend of Charles Drew, an African American scientist who researched blood plasma before being fatally injured in a car accident at age 45. False rumors spread that he was denied treatment by a whites-only hospital, and the myth persists. With 12 pp. of b&w historical photos. The book draws parallels with the case of Mattheus Avery, a black veteran who died in the same region after being refused treatment by a whiite hospital.

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"One Blood" traces both the life of the famous black surgeon and blood plasma pioneer Dr. Charles Dr

Title: One Blood: The Death and Resurrection of Charles R. Drew

Author Name: Love, Spencie

Categories: People of Color,

Edition: 2

Publisher: Charlotte, N.C., The University of North Carolina Press: 1996

ISBN Number: 0807822507

ISBN Number 13: 9780807822500

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Size: 8vo - 9.25 in.

Seller ID: 503004579

Keywords: Race. Science. Health. Medicine. Segregation.