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What Killed Jane Austen?: And Other Medical Mysteries. George Biro and Jim Leavesley - George Biro
What Killed Jane Austen?: And Other Medical Mysteries. George Biro and Jim Leavesley
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Was Winston Churchill Fit to Rule? Why was Marie Antoinette's wedding night a let down? What really cost Napoleon his victory at Waterloo? What killed Jane Austen? The intriguing nature of Jane Austen's demise is just one of a series of sometimes famous and often bizarre stories featured in What... show more
Was Winston Churchill Fit to Rule? Why was Marie Antoinette's wedding night a let down? What really cost Napoleon his victory at Waterloo? What killed Jane Austen? The intriguing nature of Jane Austen's demise is just one of a series of sometimes famous and often bizarre stories featured in What Killed Jane Austen?. Why did Mary Tudor have phantom pregnancies and a deep voice? What was the reaction to the mysterious 'Swine Flu' epidemic of 1976? Why was Elizabeth I so terrified of going to the dentist? These and other medical mysteries are all explained here, in this fascinating romp through the medical notes of history.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780752459103 (0752459104)
ASIN: 0752459104
Publisher: History Publishing Group
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
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2.0 What Killed Jane Austen?: And Other Medical Mysteries. George Biro and Jim Leavesley
This book is a hodgepodge of historical medical oddities, macabre tales and darker moments in the not so distant past. When I borrowed it from the elibrary, I thought it was a forensic examination of past cases but was proven wrong. The book is okay. It gives you anecdotes in history but most of th...
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