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

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ISBN-10: 0230219667

ISBN-13: 9780230219663

Edition: 2011

Authors: Elizabeth T. Hurren

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Book details

Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Limited
Publication date: 12/12/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 400
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

ELIZABETH T. HURREN Reader in the History of Medicine at Oxford Brookes University, UK. She is a leading expert on the history of anatomy and the body, poverty and welfare.

List of Tables, Figures and Illustrations
Preface
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
A 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
An English Anatomy Trade
Dealing in the Dispossessed Poor: St. Bartholomew's Hospital
Pauper Corpses: Cambridge and its Provincial Trade
Balancing the Books: The Business of Anatomy at Oxford
Better a Third of a Loaf Than No Bread: Manchester's Human Material
Conclusion
Selected Bibliography
Index