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Victorian medicine and popular culture

Title
Victorian medicine and popular culture / edited by Louise Penner and Tabitha Sparks.
ISBN
9781848935693
1848935692
Publication
London : Pickering & Chatto, 2015.
Physical Description
xiii, 182 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Summary
This collection of essays explores the rise of scientific medicine and its impact on Victorian popular culture. Chapters include an examination of Dickens's involvement with hospital funding, concerns over milk purity and the theatrical portrayal of drug addiction, plus a whole section devoted to medicine in crime fiction.
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
September 01, 2015
Series
Science and culture in the nineteenth century ; no. 28.
Science and culture in the nineteenth century ; 28
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-178) and index.
Subjects (Medical)
History of Medicine.
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