Blood work : a tale of medicine and murder in the scientific revolution / Holly Tucker.

Author
Tucker, Holly [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
1st ed.
Published/​Created
New York : W.W. Norton, c2011.
Description
xxix, 304 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-289) and index.
Contents
The doctor and the madman -- Circulation -- The age of vivisection -- Plague and fire -- Philosophical transactions -- Noble ambitions -- "How high will he not climb?" -- The king's library -- The philosopher's stone -- The blood of a beast -- The Tower of London -- Bedlam -- Monsters and marvels -- The widow -- The affair of the poisons -- Chimeras.
ISBN
  • 9780393070552
  • 0393070557
LCCN
2010046340
RCP
N - S

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