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Mummies, cannibals, and vampires

Richard Sugg

Mummies, cannibals, and vampires

the history of corpse medicine from the Renaissance to the Victorians

by Richard Sugg

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medicine,
  • Cannibalism,
  • History,
  • HISTORY / General,
  • Christianity

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRichard Sugg
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR484 .S84 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 374 p. ;
    Number of Pages374
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25024794M
    ISBN 109780415674164, 9780415674171
    LC Control Number2011001662


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