Boel Berner

ORCID:0000-0003-3542-4180

Boel Berner is a sociologist, historian, and professor emerita at Linköping University in Sweden. In her research she investigates the character and power of expertise, historically and today. She has studied education and work, the gendered nature of technical knowledge, household modernization, and issues of risk. Her current work is oriented towards the history of medicine. It focuses, besides questions of blood donation and transfusion, on the politics of blood group analysis in the interwar years.

transcript-Publications in the Research Fields: Cultural Studies, History, History of Science and Technology, Human-Animal Studies

Publications in the Series: Medical Humanities

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Strange Blood
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Strange Blood

The Rise and Fall of Lamb Blood Transfusion in 19th Century Medicine and Beyond

A unique story of 19th century medical knowledge, ambition, and controversy – of crossing boundaries and challenging taboos.

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  1. Strange Blood

    Frontmatter

    Seiten 1 - 4
  2. Contents

    Seiten 5 - 8
  3. Prologue

    Seiten 9 - 10
  4. Introduction: 'The mighty influence of strange blood'

    Seiten 11 - 14
  5. 1. Using the blood of others

    Seiten 17 - 30
  6. 2. Ambitions and connections

    Seiten 31 - 42
  7. 3. Blood on the battlefield

    Seiten 45 - 60
  8. 4. Blood for the lungs

    Seiten 61 - 80
  9. 5. Asylum experiments

    Seiten 81 - 102
  10. 6. Proofs and refutations

    Seiten 105 - 126
  11. 7. Transgressions

    Seiten 127 - 142
  12. 8. Winding up

    Seiten 145 - 158
  13. Epilogue: The return

    Seiten 159 - 166
  14. Notes

    Seiten 167 - 182
  15. Sources and Literature

    Seiten 183 - 202
  16. Acknowledgements

    Seiten 203 - 204
  17. Index of Places

    Seiten 205 - 208
  18. Index of Names

    Seiten 209 - 216

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