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Is arsenic an aphrodisiac?

William R. Cullen

Is arsenic an aphrodisiac?

the sociochemistry of an element

by William R. Cullen

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Published by Royal Society of Chemistry in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arsenic -- Toxicology.,
  • Arsenic -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementWilliam R. Cullen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA1231.A7 C85 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 412 p. :
    Number of Pages412
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18592350M
    ISBN 100854043632
    ISBN 109780854043637
    LC Control Number2008411214

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