Plants, Patients and the Historian: (Re)membering in the Age of Genetic Engineering (Encounters: Cultural Histories)

Paolo Palladino, Bertrand Taithe, Roger Cooter, Carolyn Steedman

Published by Manchester University Press 2003-01-23, 2003
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Synopsis: God is dead. Thanks to the decoding of the human genome, the 'word' has been rendered into 'flesh' and 'we can all be proud of our species as it closes in on this summit of self-knowledge'. Yet, the very architects of its decoding have also warned that 't. Provides a history of genetics in Britain from its inception as a science in the early years of the twentieth century. Seeks to examine the roots of these two paradoxical assessments of the decoding of the human genome. Explores the intersection of historiography, critical theory, and science and technology studies, aiming to reaffirm the inescapable presence and necessity of the 'Absolute. -- .

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