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Body-snatching

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Published by Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprinted from the Westminster review, no. 3, 1824.

The Physical Object
Pagination54 p. ;
Number of Pages54
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24648403M

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This book recounts the practice of grave robbing for the medical education of American medical students and physicians during the late s and s in the US, why body snatching came about and how disinterment was done, and presents information on: efforts to prevent the practice, a group of professional grave robbers, and the European 4/5(1).

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Body snatchers (‘grave-robbers’ or ‘resurrection men’) generally obtained fresh corpses from new. Buy a cheap copy of The Knife Man: Blood, Body Snatching, book by Wendy Moore. When Robert Louis Stevenson wrote his gothic horror story of Dr.

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