skip to content
Dying for Victorian medicine : English anatomy and its trade in the dead poor, c.1834-1929 Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Dying for Victorian medicine : English anatomy and its trade in the dead poor, c.1834-1929

Author: Elizabeth T Hurren
Publisher: Houndsmill, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:

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  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth T Hurren
ISBN: 9780230219663 0230219667
OCLC Number: 751747782
Description: xviii, 380 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Part I: An Historical Landscape. Chalk on the Coffin: Re-Reading the Anatomy Act of 1832 --
Restoring the Face of the Corpse: Victorian Death and Dying --
A Dissection Room Drama: English Medical Education --
Part II: An English Anatomy Trade. Dealing in the Dispossed Poor: St. Bartholomew's Hospital --
Pauper Corpses: Cambridge and Its Provincial Trade --
Balancing the Books: The Business of Anatomy at Oxford University --
'Better a third of a loaf than no bread': Manchester's Human Material --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Elizabeth T. Hurren.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"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 Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/751747782> # Dying for Victorian medicine : English anatomy and its trade in the dead poor, c.1834-1929
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "751747782" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009108099#Place/houndsmill_basingstoke_hampshire> ; # Houndsmill, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009108099#Topic/medicinsk_utbildning_historia> ; # Medicinsk utbildning--historia
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009108099#Topic/medicin_historia> ; # Medicin--historia
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009108099#Topic/dissection_legislation_&_jurisprudence> ; # Dissection--legislation & jurisprudence
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009108099#Event/1800_talet> ; # 1800-talet
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1071151> ; # Poor--Social conditions
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009108099#Topic/organhandel_historia> ; # Organhandel--historia
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009108099#Topic/medical_education_england_history_19th_century> ; # Medical education--England--History--19th century
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009108099#Topic/human_dissection_economic_aspects_england_history_19th_century> ; # Human dissection--Economic aspects--England--History--19th century
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/611.00942/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1219920> ; # England
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009108099#Topic/fattiga_sociala_aspekter_historia> ; # Fattiga--sociala aspekter--historia
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009108099#Topic/sale_of_organs_tissues_etc_england_history_19th_century> ; # Sale of organs, tissues, etc.--England--History--19th century
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009108099#Topic/poor_england_social_conditions_19th_century> ; # Poor--England--Social conditions--19th century
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1014893> ; # Medicine
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009108099#Topic/medicine_england_history_19th_century> ; # Medicine--England--History--19th century
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009108099#Topic/commodification> ; # Commodification
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009108099#Topic/vulnerable_populations_legislation_&_jurisprudence> ; # Vulnerable Populations--legislation & jurisprudence
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009108099#Place/england> ; # England.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1103784> ; # Sale of organs, tissues, etc
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009108099#Topic/history_19th_century> ; # History, 19th Century
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1014024> ; # Medical education
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009108099#Topic/dissektion_ekonomiska_aspekter_historia> ; # Dissektion--ekonomiska aspekter--historia
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009108099#Topic/cadaver> ; # Cadaver
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009108099#Topic/anatomy_education> ; # Anatomy--education
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009108099#Topic/history_20th_century> ; # History, 20th Century
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009108099#Topic/dissection_history> ; # Dissection--history
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/59418241> ; # Elizabeth T. Hurren
    schema:datePublished "2012" ;
    schema:description "Part I: An Historical Landscape. Chalk on the Coffin: Re-Reading the Anatomy Act of 1832 -- Restoring the Face of the Corpse: Victorian Death and Dying -- A Dissection Room Drama: English Medical Education -- Part II: An English Anatomy Trade. Dealing in the Dispossed Poor: St. Bartholomew's Hospital -- Pauper Corpses: Cambridge and Its Provincial Trade -- Balancing the Books: The Business of Anatomy at Oxford University -- 'Better a third of a loaf than no bread': Manchester's Human Material -- Conclusion."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1009108099> ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Dying for Victorian medicine : English anatomy and its trade in the dead poor, c.1834-1929"@en ;
    schema:productID "751747782" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/751747782#PublicationEvent/houndsmill_basingstoke_hampshire_palgrave_macmillan_2012> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009108099#Agent/palgrave_macmillan> ; # Palgrave Macmillan
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780230219663> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBB198842> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/751747782> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009108099#Agent/palgrave_macmillan> # Palgrave Macmillan
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Palgrave Macmillan" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009108099#Place/houndsmill_basingstoke_hampshire> # Houndsmill, Basingstoke, Hampshire
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Houndsmill, Basingstoke, Hampshire" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009108099#Topic/anatomy_education> # Anatomy--education
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Anatomy--education"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009108099#Topic/dissection_history> # Dissection--history
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Dissection--history"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009108099#Topic/dissection_legislation_&_jurisprudence> # Dissection--legislation & jurisprudence
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Dissection--legislation & jurisprudence"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009108099#Topic/dissektion_ekonomiska_aspekter_historia> # Dissektion--ekonomiska aspekter--historia
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Dissektion--ekonomiska aspekter--historia"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009108099#Topic/fattiga_sociala_aspekter_historia> # Fattiga--sociala aspekter--historia
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Fattiga--sociala aspekter--historia"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009108099#Topic/history_19th_century> # History, 19th Century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "History, 19th Century"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009108099#Topic/history_20th_century> # History, 20th Century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "History, 20th Century"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009108099#Topic/human_dissection_economic_aspects_england_history_19th_century> # Human dissection--Economic aspects--England--History--19th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85062855> ;
    schema:name "Human dissection--Economic aspects--England--History--19th century"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009108099#Topic/medical_education_england_history_19th_century> # Medical education--England--History--19th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85082916> ;
    schema:name "Medical education--England--History--19th century"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009108099#Topic/medicin_historia> # Medicin--historia
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Medicin--historia"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009108099#Topic/medicine_england_history_19th_century> # Medicine--England--History--19th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85083064> ;
    schema:name "Medicine--England--History--19th century"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009108099#Topic/medicinsk_utbildning_historia> # Medicinsk utbildning--historia
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Medicinsk utbildning--historia"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009108099#Topic/organhandel_historia> # Organhandel--historia
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Organhandel--historia"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009108099#Topic/poor_england_social_conditions_19th_century> # Poor--England--Social conditions--19th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2010107471> ;
    schema:name "Poor--England--Social conditions--19th century"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009108099#Topic/sale_of_organs_tissues_etc_england_history_19th_century> # Sale of organs, tissues, etc.--England--History--19th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh97003914> ;
    schema:name "Sale of organs, tissues, etc.--England--History--19th century"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1009108099#Topic/vulnerable_populations_legislation_&_jurisprudence> # Vulnerable Populations--legislation & jurisprudence
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Vulnerable Populations--legislation & jurisprudence"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1014024> # Medical education
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Medical education"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1014893> # Medicine
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Medicine"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1071151> # Poor--Social conditions
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Poor--Social conditions"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1103784> # Sale of organs, tissues, etc
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Sale of organs, tissues, etc"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1219920> # England
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "England" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/59418241> # Elizabeth T. Hurren
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Hurren" ;
    schema:givenName "Elizabeth T." ;
    schema:name "Elizabeth T. Hurren" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780230219663>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0230219667" ;
    schema:isbn "9780230219663" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/751747782>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/751747782> ; # Dying for Victorian medicine : English anatomy and its trade in the dead poor, c.1834-1929
    schema:dateModified "2018-01-13" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.