Title:
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Format:
Book
Edition:
1st ed.
Publisher, Date:
New York : W.W. Norton, [2011], ©2011.
Description:
xxix, 304 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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0
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Notes:
Includes bibliographical references 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.
Summary:
A sharp-eyed expose of the deadly politics, murderous plots, and cutthroat rivalries behind the first blood transfusions in seventeenth-century Europe.
ISBN:
9780393070552 (hardcover)
0393070557 (hardcover)
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2011

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