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Conjoined Twins
BBC2 9:00pm Thursday 19th October 2000

Books and articles:

Millie-Christine - Fearfully and Wonderfully Made
By Joanna Martell
John F Blair Publisher, 2000.
Biography of the 19th century conjoined twin sisters from Carolina.

The Two
By Irving and Amy Wallace
Published by Simon and Schuster (currently out of print).
Biography of the original Siamese twins, Eng and Chang Bunker.

The Limits of Individuality: Ritual and Sacrifice in the Lives and Medical Treatment of Conjoined Twins
By Dr Alice Dreger
In Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science, vol 28, 1997.

Psychological Profiles of Conjoined Twins
By J. David Smith
Praeger Publishers, New York, 1988.
Information on many conjoined twins from history.

External web-links:

Conjoined Twins International (a support group)
PO Box 10895
Prescott
Arizona 86304.
-http://familyvillage.wisc.edu/lib_conjoined.htm

General information about conjoined twins
-www.conjoined-twins.i-p.com

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - a leading US hospital for separation surgery
-http://pediatricsurgery.chop.edu/twins/facts.shtml


Places to visit:

Mutter Museum, College of Physicians of Philadelphia
19 South 22nd Street Philadelphia,
PA 19103-3097
Tel: (215) 563-3737
Contains a plaster cast taken of the original Siamese twins, Chang and Eng Bunker, as well as many photographs and other records of conjoined twins throughout history.


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