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The Resource The inheritor's powder : a cautionary tale of poison, betrayal and greed, Sandra Hempel

The inheritor's powder : a cautionary tale of poison, betrayal and greed, Sandra Hempel

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The inheritor's powder : a cautionary tale of poison, betrayal and greed
Title
The inheritor's powder
Title remainder
a cautionary tale of poison, betrayal and greed
Statement of responsibility
Sandra Hempel
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is the story of how an infamous murder case led to the birth of modern toxicology. In the 19th century criminal poisoning with arsenic was frighteningly easy. For a few pence and with few questions asked, it was possible to buy enough poison to kill off an entire family, hence arsenic's popular name: the Inheritor's Powder. Yet if poisoning was easy, it was a notoriously difficult crime to prove
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Hempel, Sandra
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Poisoning
  • Trials (Poisoning)
  • Poisoning
  • Arsenic
  • Forensic toxicology
  • Toxicology
Target audience
adult
Label
The inheritor's powder : a cautionary tale of poison, betrayal and greed, Sandra Hempel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical reference 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
Machine generated contents note: 1.The Big Square House in the Village -- 2.A Great Chain and Dependency of Things -- 3.Death by Toad or Insect -- 4.That Good and Pious Man -- 5.There's Not Much in Dying -- 6.A Great Degree of Inquietude -- 7.Corroborative Proof as to the Deleterious Article -- 8.Those Low Incompetent Persons -- 9.A Very Active Constable -- 10.The Introduction of Irritating Matter -- 11.I Never Saw Two Things in Nature More Alike -- 12.She Would Not Risk Her Soul into Danger -- 13.Oh My Poor Mother -- 14.From the Very Brink of Eternity -- 15.The Sequel of These Proceedings -- 16.What if the Chymist Should Be Mistaken? -- 17.The Freezing Influence of Official Neglect
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
279 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780297867425
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a82383
  • (Sirsi) a82383
Label
The inheritor's powder : a cautionary tale of poison, betrayal and greed, Sandra Hempel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical reference 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
Machine generated contents note: 1.The Big Square House in the Village -- 2.A Great Chain and Dependency of Things -- 3.Death by Toad or Insect -- 4.That Good and Pious Man -- 5.There's Not Much in Dying -- 6.A Great Degree of Inquietude -- 7.Corroborative Proof as to the Deleterious Article -- 8.Those Low Incompetent Persons -- 9.A Very Active Constable -- 10.The Introduction of Irritating Matter -- 11.I Never Saw Two Things in Nature More Alike -- 12.She Would Not Risk Her Soul into Danger -- 13.Oh My Poor Mother -- 14.From the Very Brink of Eternity -- 15.The Sequel of These Proceedings -- 16.What if the Chymist Should Be Mistaken? -- 17.The Freezing Influence of Official Neglect
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
279 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780297867425
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a82383
  • (Sirsi) a82383

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