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Napoleon's glands : and other ventures in biohistory

Author: Arno Karlen
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Trivia and miscellanea
Miscellanea
Anthologies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Karlen, Arno.
Napoleon's glands.
Boston : Little, Brown, ©1984
(OCoLC)802299927
Named Person: Napoleon, Emperor of the French; Napoleon, Emperor of the French
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arno Karlen
ISBN: 0316483192 9780316483193
OCLC Number: 10753523
Description: 277 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction / The odd allure --
Napoleon's glands / The great man's itch --
Goya sans Syphilis / Biohistory as detection --
What ailed poor Poe? / The biohistorian as skeptic --
Mummy powder, mummy blood / Toward a biohistory of peoples --
Dry bones / The unwritten past --
Biocataclysm / Partners in illness --
Global poison / The ailing biosphere --
The upright, the erotic / Biohistory and social history --
The limping ape / Biohistory's future.
Other Titles: Biohistory.
Responsibility: by Arno Karlen.

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