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In the arms of Morpheus

Barbara Hodgson

In the arms of Morpheus

the tragic history of laudanum, morphine and patent medicines

by Barbara Hodgson

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Published by Greystone Books in Vancouver, Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Opium abuse -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Morphine abuse -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Patent medicines -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBarbara Hodgson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV5801 .H62 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination152 p. :
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18975860M
    ISBN 101550548697
    OCLC/WorldCa49012112


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