Toxicology in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

Written By Philip Wexler
Toxicology in the Middle Ages and Renaissance
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 13 March 2017
  • ISBN : 0128095598
  • Pages : 192 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Toxicology in the Middle Ages and Renaissance written by Philip Wexler which was release on 13 March 2017, this book published by Academic Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: 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 poisoning cases, as well as myths. Historical figures, such as the Borgias and Catherine de Medici are discussed. Toxicologists, students, medical researchers, and those interested in the history of science will find insightful and relevant material in this volume. Provides the historical background for understanding modern toxicology Illustrates the ways previous civilizations learned to distinguish safe from hazardous substances, how to avoid them, and how to use them against enemies Explores the way famous historical figures used toxins

Toxicology in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

Toxicology in the Middle Ages and Renaissance
  • Author : Philip Wexler
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-03-13
  • Total pages : 192
  • ISBN : 0128095598
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Summary : 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 ...

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  • Author : Steve Gilbert,Asish Mohapatra,Sol Bobst,Antoinette Hayes,Sara T. Humes
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-05-15
  • Total pages : 808
  • ISBN : 0128095598
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Summary : This new fifth edition of Information Resources in Toxicology offers a consolidated entry portal for the study, research, and practice of toxicology. Both volumes represents a unique, wide-ranging, curated, international, annotated bibliography, and directory of major resources in toxicology and allied fields such as environmental and occupational health, chemical safety, ...

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  • Author : Carey N. Pope,Jing Liu
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-02
  • Total pages : 644
  • ISBN : 0128095598
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Summary : An Introduction to Interdisciplinary Toxicology: From Molecules to Man integrates the various aspects of toxicology, from "simple" molecular systems, to complex human communities, with expertise from a spectrum of interacting disciplines. Chapters are written by specialists within a given subject, such as a chemical engineer, nutritional scientist, or a microbiologist, ...

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  • Author : Ramesh C. Gupta
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-03-31
  • Total pages : 1318
  • ISBN : 0128095598
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Summary : Handbook of Toxicology of Chemical Warfare Agents, Third Edition, covers every aspect of deadly toxic chemicals used in conflicts, warfare and terrorism. Including findings from experimental as well as clinical studies, this essential reference offers in-depth coverage of individual toxicants, target organ toxicity, major incidents, toxic effects in humans, animals ...

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The Poison Trials
  • Author : Alisha Rankin
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2021-01-22
  • Total pages : 312
  • ISBN : 0128095598
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Summary : In 1524, Pope Clement VII gave two condemned criminals to his physician to test a promising new antidote. After each convict ate a marzipan cake poisoned with deadly aconite, one of them received the antidote, and lived—the other died in agony. In sixteenth-century Europe, this and more than a dozen ...

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  • Author : Max M. Houck
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-01-02
  • Total pages : 418
  • ISBN : 0128095598
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Summary : Forensic Toxicology, the latest release in the Advanced Forensic Science Series that grew out of recommendations from the 2009 NAS Report, Strengthening Forensic Science: A Path Forward will serve as a graduate level text for those studying and teaching forensic toxicology. It is also an excellent reference for the forensic practitioner’...

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  • Author : Curtis D. Klaassen
  • Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
  • Release Date : 2018-11-23
  • Total pages : 1696
  • ISBN : 0128095598
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Summary : Toxicology’s gold-standard text - completely updated to reflect the latest breakthroughs and discoveries Casarett & Doull’s Toxicology: The Basic Science of Poisons, Ninth Edition equips you with an unsurpassed understanding of modern toxicology, including the key principles, concepts, mechanisms, chemical-specific toxicity, and modes of thought that are the foundation ...

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  • Author : Arnold R. Eiser
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2021-10-11
  • Total pages : 280
  • ISBN : 0128095598
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Summary : Brain health is adversely impacted by environmental toxins. This book helps identify them and suggests ways to reduce their impact regarding neurological disorders including dementia and autism. It offers insights from neuroscience, integrative medicine, and public health and the discoveries across the sciences advancing knowledge in these areas....

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  • Author : Maria do Sameiro Barroso,Christopher J Duffin,Germano de Sousa
  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-01-31
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 0128095598
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Summary : Very little has been written on the unique historical medical heritage of the National Palace of Mafra in Portugal, which celebrated its new status as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2019. This book brings together a set of innovative studies which consider the importance of this unique collection of medical ...

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Murder During the Hundred Year War
  • Author : Melissa Julian-Jones
  • Publisher : Pen and Sword History
  • Release Date : 2020-12-31
  • Total pages : 232
  • ISBN : 0128095598
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Summary : This in-depth study of a fourteenth-century murder explores the social fabric of the era through a tale of scandal and conspiracy among a noble family. In 1375, Sir William Cantilupe was found murdered in a field outside of a village in Lincolnshire. As the investigation progressed, fifteen members of his household ...

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Expert Report Writing in Toxicology
  • Author : Michael D. Coleman
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2014-03-17
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 0128095598
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Summary : Every year throughout the world, individuals' health is damaged by their exposure to toxic chemicals at work. In most cases these problems will resolve, but many will sustain permanent damage. Whilst any justified claim for compensation requires medical and legal evidence a crucial and often controversial component of this process ...

Encyclopedia of Forensic Sciences

Encyclopedia of Forensic Sciences
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2012-12-28
  • Total pages : 2250
  • ISBN : 0128095598
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Summary : Forensic science includes all aspects of investigating a crime, including: chemistry, biology and physics, and also incorporates countless other specialties. Today, the service offered under the guise of "forensic science’ includes specialties from virtually all aspects of modern science, medicine, engineering, mathematics and technology. The Encyclopedia of Forensic Sciences, Second ...

Science on Stage in Early Modern Spain

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  • Author : Enrique García Santo-Tomás
  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Release Date : 2019-03-04
  • Total pages : 296
  • ISBN : 0128095598
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Summary : In this collection, leading scholars tackle subjects and disciplines as diverse as alchemy, optics, astronomy, acoustics, geometry, mechanics, and mathematics to reveal how theatre in early modern Spain could be used to deploy scientific knowledge....

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  • Author : Erin Griffey
  • Publisher : Amsterdam University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-07-05
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128095598
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Summary : For women at the early modern courts, clothing and jewellery were essential elements in their political arsenal, enabling them to signal their dynastic value, to promote loyalty to their marital court and to advance political agendas. This is the first collection of essays to examine how elite women in early ...

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  • Author : Karl A.E. Enenkel,Jan L. de Jong
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 2020-10-26
  • Total pages : 504
  • ISBN : 0128095598
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Summary : This volume explores early modern recreations of Ovid’s Metamorphoses, focusing on the creative ingenium of artists and writers who freely handled the original text so as to adapt it to different artistic media and genres....