The Italian boy : a tale of murder and body snatching in 1830s London /

Describes the 1831 murder of a young vagrant and the sale of his body to a London medical college, a case that led to the arrest of his killers, "resurrection men" who acted to satisfy the demand for fresh cadavers for the study of human anatomy.

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Main Author: Wise, Sarah.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Metropolitan Books, ©2004.
Edition:1st ed.
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Eastern Illinois University

Location: Book Stacks A-H 3000; J-L 2000; P-Z 1000 Level

Call Number: HV6535.G6 L6595 2004
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