Dying for Victorian Medicine

Dying for Victorian Medicine
Author : E. Hurren
Publisher : Springer
Total Pages : 398
Release : 2011-12-12
ISBN 10 : 9780230355651
ISBN 13 : 023035565X
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dying for Victorian Medicine Book Description:

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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