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The Butchering art : : Joseph Lister's Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine

Fitzharris, Lindsey, 1982- Book - 2017 Adult Book / Nonfiction / Biography / Science & Technology / Lister, Joseph None on shelf No requests on this item Community Rating: 5 out of 5

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Prologue : The age of agony -- Through the lens -- Houses of death -- The sutured gut -- The altar of science -- The napoleon of surgery -- The frog's legs -- Cleanliness & godliness -- They're all dead -- The storm -- The glass garden -- The queen's abscess -- Epilogue : The dark curtain, raised.

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PUBLISHED
New York : Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017.
Year Published: 2017
Description: 286 pages ; 24 cm.
Language: English
Format: Book

ISBN/STANDARD NUMBER
9780374117290 : HRD
0374117292 : HRD

SUBJECTS
Lister, Joseph, -- Baron, -- 1827-1912.
Surgeons -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Surgery -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.