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Morbid Curiosities: Medical Museums in Nineteenth-Century Britain



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Morbid Curiosities

Pub Date : 2011-04-07 | Author : Samuel J.M.M. Alberti | Publisher : OUP Oxford

ISBN 10 : 0199584583
ISBN 13 : 9780199584581

An in-depth study of the variety of collections of human remains in Britain in the long nineteenth century..

Morbid Appearances

Pub Date : 2002-07-18 | Author : Russell C. Maulitz | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 0521524539
ISBN 13 : 9780521524537

A detailed account of the rise of pathological anatomy in France and England...

The Afterlives Of Animals

Pub Date : 2011 | Author : Samuel J. M. M. Alberti | Publisher : University of Virginia Press

ISBN 10 : 9780813931678
ISBN 13 : 0813931673

In the quiet halls of the natural history museum, there are some creatures still alive with stories, whose personalities refuse to be relegated to the dusty corners of an exhibit. ..

Miraculous Plagues

Pub Date : 2015-12-01 | Author : Cristobal Silva | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780190272401
ISBN 13 : 0190272406

In the summer of 1629, John Winthrop described a series of epidemics that devastated Native American populations along the eastern seaboard of New England as a "miraculous plague."..

Violent Victorians

Pub Date : 2013-01-18 | Author : Rosalind Crone | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780719095054
ISBN 13 : 0719095050

We are often told that the Victorians were far less violent than their forebears: over the course of the nineteenth century, violent sports were mostly outlawed, violent crime, inc..

Morbid Curiosities

Pub Date : 2016-09-27 | Author : Paul Gambino | Publisher : Laurence King Publishing

ISBN 10 : 1780678665
ISBN 13 : 9781780678665

Morbid Curiosities is an insight into the strange world of collectors of the macabre. Centred on 15 collections, with extensive interviews with each collector and specially shot im..

The Anatomy Museum

Pub Date : 2008 | Author : Elizabeth Hallam | Publisher : Reaktion Books

ISBN 10 : 9781861893758
ISBN 13 : 1861893752

Anatomy museums around the world showcase preserved corpses in service of education and medical advancement, but they are little-known and have been largely hidden from the public ..

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