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Poison : deadly deeds, perilous professions, and murderous medicines, Sarah Albee

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Poison : deadly deeds, perilous professions, and murderous medicines
Title
Poison
Title remainder
deadly deeds, perilous professions, and murderous medicines
Statement of responsibility
Sarah Albee
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A humorous and informative book that traces the role poisons have played in human history from antiquity to the present. Part history, part chemistry, part whodunit"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
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Albee, Sarah
Dewey number
615.9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • Ages 8-12
  • Grades 4-6
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Poisons
  • Toxicology
  • Poisoning
  • Poisons
  • Hazardous substances
  • Poisons
  • Toxicology
  • Poisoning
  • Poisons
  • Hazardous substances
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION
  • Hazardous substances
  • Poisoning
  • Poisons
  • Toxicology
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Poison : deadly deeds, perilous professions, and murderous medicines, Sarah Albee
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-175) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
No bane, no gain: poisons in the ancient world -- That's classic: poison in Greece and Rome -- Poisons, potions, and witches' brews: the Middle Ages -- The wretched Renaissance -- Crime and corruption: the sinister seventeenth century -- Murder and medicine in the Age of Reason -- Bad heir days: poisons in the nineteenth century -- Twentieth-century tox -- New and noxious: poisons in the twenty-first century and beyond
Control code
ocn945549619
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 182 pages
Isbn
9781101932247
Lccn
2016009205
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Poison : deadly deeds, perilous professions, and murderous medicines, Sarah Albee
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-175) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
No bane, no gain: poisons in the ancient world -- That's classic: poison in Greece and Rome -- Poisons, potions, and witches' brews: the Middle Ages -- The wretched Renaissance -- Crime and corruption: the sinister seventeenth century -- Murder and medicine in the Age of Reason -- Bad heir days: poisons in the nineteenth century -- Twentieth-century tox -- New and noxious: poisons in the twenty-first century and beyond
Control code
ocn945549619
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 182 pages
Isbn
9781101932247
Lccn
2016009205
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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