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A medical companion to Dickens's fiction / Joanne Eysell.

  • Eysell, Joanne.
Date
2005
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Frankfurt am Main ; New York : Peter Lang, 2005.

Physical description

274 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.

Contributors

Notes

Based on the author's thesis (Ph.D., Open University, 2000).

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-231) and index.

Contents

Dickens's medical practitioners.-- The "Pickwick Syndrome" and other diseases.-- Epilepsy.-- Stroke.-- Tuberculosis.-- Smallpox.-- Public health.-- Folk medicine, unorthodox medicine and superstitions.-- Spontaneous human combustion.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • Location

    History of Medicine CU.AA8

    Access

    Open shelves

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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 3631541236
  • 9783631541234
  • 0820477435
  • 9780820477435