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Modern poisons

Alan S. Kolok

Modern poisons

a brief introduction to contemporary toxicology

by Alan S. Kolok

  • 174 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Island Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Toxicology,
  • Poisons,
  • Toxins

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAlan S. Kolok
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA1211 .K76 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 208 p.
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27226615M
    ISBN 101610913825, 1610913817
    ISBN 109781610913829, 9781610913812
    LC Control Number2016933395
    OCLC/WorldCa948570339

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This thorough guide catalogs the classic poisons, household poisons, poisonous animals and plants, poisons used in wars, and s:   A fascinating Jazz Age tale of chemistry and detection, poison and murder, The Poisoner's Handbook is a page-turning account of a forgotten era.

In early twentieth-century New York, poisons offered an easy path to the perfect crime. Science had no place in the Tammany Hall-controlled coroner's office, and corruption ran s: The book is about the birth of modern forensic medicine, which more or less took place in Jazz Age New York.

The medical examiner’s office had been a pretty corrupt and lazy department, accepting bribes to change death certificates and generally not being too ethical.

I wanted to write about the mystery of how (poisons) kill us.” Reception. Reader's Digest named The Poisoner's Handbook one of its Top 10 best crime books, saying, "This is science writing at its finest that reads like a mystery novel." The New York Times placed the book.

Modern Poisons: A Brief Introduction to Contemporary Toxicology Alan S. Kolok (auth.). This book explains basic principles in plain language while illuminating the most important issues in contemporary toxicology.

The author begins by exploring age-old precepts of the field such as the dose-response relationship and the concept, first introduced by Ambroise Paré in the sixteenth century, that a chemical’s particular action depends on its inherent chemical nature.

strychnine. Dioscorides, a Roman physician, divided poisons according to their origin as vegetable, mineral, or animal. In modern times, poisons are classified according to the physiological system on which they predominantly exert their effects.

For instance, a category of such classification is cardiotoxic agents, which exert toxic effects on the. Written by a longtime professor of toxicology, Modern Poisons bridges this gap.

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Poisons seemed to suffer from an identity crisis - is it a scientific book about poisons or is it about people who have used poison? I'm still not sure. The beginning of the book had stories about famous poisoners throughout history, but the second half was about the use of poison in a more overall sense and what the chemical structures were/5(69)."Modern Poisons" explains the basic principles of toxicology for the average person.

The tone was generally formal, and the beginning chapters were technical enough that it's helpful if you've taken at least a high school chemistry or biology class.

This is the story of Charles Norris and Alexander Gettler, who contributed much of the groundwork for modern forensics and toxicology. I absolutely loved this book but I feel the need to warn animal lovers that they that the research of poisons in that era involved animal testing.

The book starts with Prohibition and the fight against wood alcohol.4/5(K).