Poison Eaters

Poison Eaters

by Richard Swiderski
     
 

ISBN-10: 1599428342

ISBN-13: 9781599428345

Pub. Date: 07/15/2010

Publisher: Universal-Publishers.com

Testing the boundaries between food, poison and medicine is a public show made into a continuing drama of risk and survival. This book is the first to explore the tradition of deliberate poison eating, its practitioners, and the substances that might nourish or kill them. Readers interested in the human history of drugs and medicine, in feats of endurance usually…  See more details below

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Testing the boundaries between food, poison and medicine is a public show made into a continuing drama of risk and survival. This book is the first to explore the tradition of deliberate poison eating, its practitioners, and the substances that might nourish or kill them. Readers interested in the human history of drugs and medicine, in feats of endurance usually survived and in the play of controlling and regulatory authorities that always accompanies drug and poison use will find Poison Eaters especially appealing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781599428345
Publisher:
Universal-Publishers.com
Publication date:
07/15/2010
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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