The Elements of Murder
[a History of Poison]Book - 2005
How can a chemical we need on a daily basis to keep us healthy be fatal at a different dose? Why should elements that are intrinsically dangerous be used in medicine? This book shows how humans have used chemicals to both help and harm one another throughout history, and the chemistry behind it all.
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, , c2006
Branch Call Number: 615.9 EMS NVD
Characteristics: xiii, 418 p. ; 20 cm
Alternative Title: History of poison