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Is arsenic an aphrodisiac? the sociochemistry of an element by William R. Cullen

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Published by Royal Society of Chemistry in Cambridge .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Arsenic -- Toxicology.,
  • Arsenic -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementWilliam R. Cullen.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA1231.A7 C85 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 412 p. :
Number of Pages412
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18592350M
ISBN 100854043632
ISBN 109780854043637
LC Control Number2008411214

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Is Arsenic an Aphrodisiac? by Professor William Cullen of The Uniersity of British Columbia is a superb achievement. The writing is interesting and the coverage of the history of arsenic compounds in just about every aspect of life is as complete as one could hope for. Is Arsenic an Aphrodisiac?: The Sociochemistry of an Element Page Numbers. Also written for a general readership and highly readable is Professor William Cullen's book [5] with the provocative title Is Arsenic an Aphrodisiac? and (unlike Venomous Earth) all Author: John Parascandola. Book Review. Is Arsenic an Aphrodisiac? The Sociochemistry of an Element. By William R. Cullen. David J. Thomas. Experimental Toxicology Division, National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, Research Triangle Park, NC (USA).