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The anatomy of Robert Knox : murder, mad science and medical regulation in nineteenth-century Edinburgh / A. W. Bates.

  • Bates, A. W. (Alan W.)
Date
2010
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Brighton : Sussex Academic Press, 2010.

Physical description

ix, 228 pages, 6 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

The darling boy of the family, 1791-1810 -- A beautiful but seductive science, 1810-1814 -- Hospital assistant, 1815-1820 -- Parisian anatomy, 1821-1822 -- Museum medicine, 1823-1825 -- Knox primus et incomparabilis, 1825-1828 -- The West Port murders, 1828-1829 -- A nation of cannibals -- The most popular teacher in our metropolis, 1830-1836 -- A scandalous monopoly, 1836-1840 -- Nature's high priest, 1840-1844 -- Popular anatomy, 1845-1848 -- The races of men, 1848-1851 -- A great scheme of nature -- Distrust your genius, 1851-1855 -- The hideous interior -- Organic harmonies, 1855-1862 -- Science run mad.

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    BZP (Knox)
    Open shelves

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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9781845193812
  • 1845193814