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The butchering art : Joseph Lister's quest to transform the grisly world of Victorian medicine, Lindsey Fitzharris

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The butchering art : Joseph Lister's quest to transform the grisly world of Victorian medicine
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The butchering art
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Joseph Lister's quest to transform the grisly world of Victorian medicine
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Lindsey Fitzharris
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Title
The butchering art
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A dramatic account of how 19th-century Quaker surgeon Joseph Lister developed an antiseptic method that indelibly changed medicine, describes the practices and risks of early operating theaters as well as the belief systems of Lister's contemporaries
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ALA Notable Book, 2018.
Biography type
individual biography
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10600290
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DLC
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  • 617
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Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RD27.35.L57
LC item number
F58 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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adult
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Joseph Lister's quest to transform the grisly world of Victorian medicine
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Joseph Lister's quest to transform the grisly world of Victorian medicine
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Lindsey Fitzharris
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butchering art
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Joseph Listers quest to transform the grisly world of Victorian medicine
The butchering art : Joseph Lister's quest to transform the grisly world of Victorian medicine, Lindsey Fitzharris
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The butchering art : Joseph Lister's quest to transform the grisly world of Victorian medicine, Lindsey Fitzharris
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-266) and index
Contents
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 and cold water -- They're all dead -- The storm -- The glass garden -- The queen's abscess -- Epilogue : The dark curtain, raised
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ocn978250363
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
286 pages
Isbn
9780374117290
Lccn
2016059275
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illustration
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(OCoLC)978250363

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