Articles by Londa Schiebinger

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The Hidden Stories of Medical Experimentation on Caribbean Slave Plantations
Londa Schiebinger – The Conversation, 21 Aug 2017

Slaves were involved in medical experimentation in the 1700s – both as sources of knowledge and as nonconsenting participants. But we must remember that knowledge created in this period did not respond to science for its own sake, but was fired in the colonial crucible of conquest, slavery and violence.

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