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The inheritor's powder : a tale of arsenic, murder, and the new forensic science, Sandra Hempel

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The inheritor's powder : a tale of arsenic, murder, and the new forensic science
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The inheritor's powder
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a tale of arsenic, murder, and the new forensic science
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Sandra Hempel
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eng
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Explores how an infamous murder case led to the birth of modern toxicology
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Title
The inheritor's powder
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Summary
Describes the 1833 case that helped change the way murderers who used poison were prosecuted, when an unknown chemist created a test that could determine the presence of arsenic in the body
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Tone
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
364.152/3092
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6555.G7
LC item number
H46 2013
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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a tale of arsenic, murder, and the new forensic science
The inheritor's powder : a tale of arsenic, murder, and the new forensic science, Sandra Hempel
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The inheritor's powder : a tale of arsenic, murder, and the new forensic science, Sandra Hempel
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First published in London in 2013 by Weidenfeld & Nicolson with subtitle: A cautionary tale of poison, betrayal and greed
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-267) and index
Contents
  • Those low incompetent persons
  • A very active constable
  • The introduction of irritating matter
  • I never saw two things in nature more alike
  • She would not risk her soul into danger
  • Oh my poor mother
  • From the very brink of eternity
  • The sequel of these proceedings
  • What if the chymist should be mistaken?
  • The freezing influence of official neglect
  • The fell spirit of the Borgias
  • I went with a lie in my mouth
  • The big square house in the village
  • A great chain and dependency of things
  • Death by toad or insect
  • That good and pious man
  • There's not much in dying
  • A great degree of inquietude
  • Corroborative proof as to the deleterious article
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Dimensions
25 cm
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Edition
First American edition.
Extent
viii, 278 pages
Isbn
9780393239713
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013024989

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