Dying for Victorian Medicine : English Anatomy and Its Trade in the Dead Poor, C.1834 - 1929, Hardback Book

Dying for Victorian Medicine : English Anatomy and Its Trade in the Dead Poor, C.1834 - 1929 Hardback

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The first book to provide a detailed analysis of the body-trafficking networks of the dead poor that underpinned the expansion of medical education from Victorian times.

With an even-handed approach to the business of anatomy, Hurren uses remarkable case histories which still echo a vibrant body-business on the internet today in a biomedical age.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 398 pages, XVIII, 398 p.
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: British & Irish history
  • ISBN: 9780230219663

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