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Blood Work

A Tale of Medicine and Murder in the Scientific Revolution
Tucker, Holly (Book - 2011)
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A sharp-eyed expose of the deadly politics, murderous plots, and cutthroat rivalries behind the first blood transfusions in seventeenth-century Europe.
Authors: Tucker, Holly
Title: Blood work
a tale of medicine and murder in the scientific revolution
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, c2011
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: xxix, 304 p. :,ill. ;,22 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Holly Tucker
Contents: The doctor and the madman
Circulation
The age of vivisection
Plague and fire
Philosophical transactions
Noble ambitions
How high will he not climb?
The king's library
The philosopher's stone
The blood of a beast
The Tower of London
Bedlam
Monsters and marvels
The widow
The affair of the poisons
Chimeras
Summary: A sharp-eyed expose of the deadly politics, murderous plots, and cutthroat rivalries behind the first blood transfusions in seventeenth-century Europe.
ISBN: 0393070557
9780393070552
Branch Call Number: 615.39 T892b 2011
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Denis, Jean-Baptiste, -1704 Blood Transfusion Europe History 17th century
Topical Term: Blood
LCCN: 2010046340
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