Univ Of Chicago Pr Paperback Books
Books pubblicati nella collana Univ Of Chicago Pr Paperback con argomento Funeral Rites And Ceremonies
Bonds of the Dead
Rowe Mark Michael
edizioni Univ of Chicago Pr collana Univ of Chicago Pr (Paperback) , 2011
Death, Dissection and the Destitute
edizioni Univ of Chicago Pr collana Univ of Chicago Pr (Paperback)
In the early nineteenth century, body snatching was rife because the only corpses available for medical study were those of hanged murderers. With the Anatomy Act of 1832, however, the bodies of those who died destitute in workhouses were appropriated for dissection. At a time when such a procedure was regarded with...