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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
Creator
Subject
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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StDuBDS
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Hempel, Sandra
Dewey number
  • 364.1'523
  • 364.1523
  • 364.1523
  • 364.152309410903
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Poisoning
  • Trials (Poisoning)
  • Bodle family
  • Poisoners
  • Arsenic
  • Toxicology
  • Crime
Label
The inheritor's powder : a cautionary tale of poison, betrayal and greed, Sandra Hempel
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Publication
Note
Originally published: London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2013
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9781780222226
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
viii, 280 pages
Isbn
9781780222226
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
The inheritor's powder : a cautionary tale of poison, betrayal and greed, Sandra Hempel
Publication
Note
Originally published: London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2013
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9781780222226
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
viii, 280 pages
Isbn
9781780222226
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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