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Author Albee, Sarah, author.
Title Poison : deadly deeds, perilous professions, and murderous medicines / Sarah Albee.
Pub Info New York : Crown Books for Young Readers, [2017]
book jacket
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Edition First edition.
Descript x, 182 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
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Audience 1080L Lexile
Summary "A humorous and informative book that traces the role poisons have played in human history from antiquity to the present. Part history, part chemistry, part whodunit"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents No bane, no gain: poisons in the ancient world -- That's classic: poison in Greece and Rome -- Poisons, potions, and witches' brews: the Middle Ages -- The wretched Renaissance -- Crime and corruption: the sinister seventeenth century -- Murder and medicine in the Age of Reason -- Bad heir days: poisons in the nineteenth century -- Twentieth-century tox -- New and noxious: poisons in the twenty-first century and beyond.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-175) and index.
Subject Poisons -- Juvenile literature.
Toxicology -- Juvenile literature.
Poisoning -- Juvenile literature.
Poisons -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Hazardous substances -- Juvenile literature.
Poisons -- History.
Hazardous substances.
ISBN 9781101932247 (hardcover)
1101932244 (hardcover)
9781101932230 (softcover)
1101932236 (softcover)
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