The Butchering Art

The Butchering Art

Joseph Lister's Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine

Book - 2017
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A dramatic account of how 19th-century Quaker surgeon Joseph Lister developed an antiseptic method that indelibly changed medicine, describes the practices and risks of early operating theaters as well as the belief systems of Lister's contemporaries.
Publisher: New York : Scientific American/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780374117290
0374117292
Characteristics: 286 pages ; 24 cm

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cmlibrary_ecrites Nov 05, 2017

I loved this! It is so readable and utterly fascinating. Anyone interested in medical history or just Victorian history should definitely pick this up.

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