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Mummies, cannibals, and vampires : the history of corpse medicine from the Renaissance to the Victorians

Author: Richard Sugg
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Sugg
ISBN: 9781138933989 1138933988 9781138934009 1138934003
OCLC Number: 911200002
Description: 443 pages: illustration ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1.The Middle Ages to the Civil War --
2.The Civil War to the eighteenth century --
3.The bloody harvest: Sources of human body parts --
4.The other cannibals: Man-eaters of the New World --
5.Dirty history, filthy medicine --
6.Eating the soul --
7.Opposition and ambivalence: Pre-eighteenth century --
8.The eighteenth century --
Conclusion: Afterlives.
Responsibility: Richard Sugg.
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