Toxicology in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

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  • Author : Philip Wexler
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 192 pages
  • ISBN : 0128095598
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Toxicology in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

Toxicology in the Middle Ages and Renaissance
  • Author : Philip Wexler
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 13 March 2017
GET THIS BOOK Toxicology in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

Toxicology in the Middle Ages and Renaissance provides an authoritative and fascinating exploration into the use of toxins and poisons in the Middle Ages and Renaissance. Part of the History of Toxicology and Environmental Health series, this volume is a follow-up, chronologically, to the first two volumes which explored toxicology in antiquity. The book approximately covers the 1100s through the 1600s, delving into different aspects of toxicology, such as the contributions of scientific scholars of the time, sensational poisoners and

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  • Release : 05 July 2019
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