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- DescriptionIn the early 19th century, body snatching was rife because the only corpses available for medical study were those of hanged murderers. With the Anatomy Act of 1832 the bodies of those who died destitute in workhouses were appropriated for dissection. This text explores this history.
- Author BiographyRuth Richardson is a historian living in London.
- Author(s)Ruth Richardson
- PublisherThe University of Chicago Press
- Date of Publication05/03/2001
- GenreScience: General & Reference
- Place of PublicationChicago, IL
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of Chicago Press
- Content NoteIll.
- Weight620 g
- Width153 mm
- Height230 mm
- Spine27 mm
- Edition StatementNew edition
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