Links

Cultural Perspectives (page 2 of 2)

Islamic Culture and Medical Arts
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/islamic_medical/islamic_00.html
You can learn all about medical arts in Islamic culture at this highly informative site from the National Library of Medicine.

The Human Canvas
http://www.discovery.com/exp/humancanvas/humancanvas.html
At this site you can look at photos, watch an archived Webcast, and read articles about the world history and practice of body modification with a specific focus on body art and tattoos.

A Russian-English Dictionary of the Human Body
http://russian.dmll.cornell.edu/russian.web/material/index.htm#body
This site gives English equivalents of Russian words that describe the human body. From this page you can download the font for the Cyrillic alphabet.

Ethical Issues in Research Involving Human Participants: Special or Vulnerable Populations, Minorities and Cross-cultural Issues
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/pubs/cbm/hum_exp.html#90
This site lists journal articles on ethical issues in research involving human participants.


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