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The Resource Digging up the dead : the life and times of Astley Cooper, an extraordinary surgeon, Druin Burch

Digging up the dead : the life and times of Astley Cooper, an extraordinary surgeon, Druin Burch

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Digging up the dead : the life and times of Astley Cooper, an extraordinary surgeon
Title
Digging up the dead
Title remainder
the life and times of Astley Cooper, an extraordinary surgeon
Statement of responsibility
Druin Burch
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A historical narrative, where surgeons and body-snatchers colluded and conspired because this was the only way the surgeons could get anatomical experience. This book tells the story of Astley Cooper (1768-1841), a tearaway young man from Norfolk who became a fiery radical and a brilliantly successful surgeon
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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Burch, Druin
Dewey number
  • 617'.092
  • 617.092
  • 617.092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cooper, Astley
  • Surgeons
  • Human dissection
  • Human dissection
  • Body snatching
  • Body snatching
  • Biography
Label
Digging up the dead : the life and times of Astley Cooper, an extraordinary surgeon, Druin Burch
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-266) and index
Control code
9780701179854
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 276 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780701179854
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill., map, ports.
Label
Digging up the dead : the life and times of Astley Cooper, an extraordinary surgeon, Druin Burch
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-266) and index
Control code
9780701179854
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 276 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780701179854
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill., map, ports.

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