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The Resource The DNA mystique : the gene as a cultural icon, Dorothy Nelkin, M. Susan Lindee

The DNA mystique : the gene as a cultural icon, Dorothy Nelkin, M. Susan Lindee

Label
The DNA mystique : the gene as a cultural icon
Title
The DNA mystique
Title remainder
the gene as a cultural icon
Statement of responsibility
Dorothy Nelkin, M. Susan Lindee
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explores the values, assumptions, and consequences of the circulation of DNA in popular culture
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nelkin, Dorothy
Dewey number
599.93/5
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
QH438.7
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lindee, M. Susan
Series statement
Conversations in medicine and society
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Genetics
  • Genes
  • DNA
  • Genetics in mass media
  • DNA
  • Genetics
  • Eugenics
  • Folklore
  • Genes
  • Genetics in mass media
  • Genetics
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • HISTORY
  • Humangenetik
  • Massenmedien
  • Popularisierung
Label
The DNA mystique : the gene as a cultural icon, Dorothy Nelkin, M. Susan Lindee
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface to the Second Edition; Preface to the First Edition; 1. The Powers of the Gene; 2. The Eugenic Gene; 3. Sacred DNA; 4. The Molecular Family; 5. Elvis's DNA; 6. Creating Natural Distinctions; 7. Absolution: Locating Responsibility and Blame; 8. Genetic Essentialism Applied; 9. Genetic Futurism; 10. The Supergene; Notes; Sources; Index
Control code
1150191788
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780472025077
Lccn
2020706944
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
  • 9780472025077
  • 10.3998/mpub.6769
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1d3kq3c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1150191788
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
The DNA mystique : the gene as a cultural icon, Dorothy Nelkin, M. Susan Lindee
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface to the Second Edition; Preface to the First Edition; 1. The Powers of the Gene; 2. The Eugenic Gene; 3. Sacred DNA; 4. The Molecular Family; 5. Elvis's DNA; 6. Creating Natural Distinctions; 7. Absolution: Locating Responsibility and Blame; 8. Genetic Essentialism Applied; 9. Genetic Futurism; 10. The Supergene; Notes; Sources; Index
Control code
1150191788
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780472025077
Lccn
2020706944
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
  • 9780472025077
  • 10.3998/mpub.6769
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1d3kq3c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1150191788
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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