Murder, Magic, and Medicine (2020)

Murder Magic and Medicine People have always been curious about the plants and animals with which they coexist Primitive cultures identified edible and poisonous plants by a process of trial and error and then began to exploi
  • Title: Murder, Magic, and Medicine
  • Author: John Mann
  • ISBN: 9780198558545
  • Page: 346
  • Format: Paperback
  • People have always been curious about the plants and animals with which they coexist Primitive cultures identified edible and poisonous plants by a process of trial and error, and then began to exploit the toxic materials for hunting, euthanasia, executions, and murder Other plants were found to have stimulatory or hallucinogenic effects these not only formed the basisPeople have always been curious about the plants and animals with which they coexist Primitive cultures identified edible and poisonous plants by a process of trial and error, and then began to exploit the toxic materials for hunting, euthanasia, executions, and murder Other plants were found to have stimulatory or hallucinogenic effects these not only formed the basis of magico religious rites, they also encouraged experimentation which led to the identification of plants with useful medicinal properties This absorbing account of the evolution of modern medicine from its roots in folk medicine will entertain and inform both scientist and general reader alike It explains the chemical basis of modern pharmacology, and provides a fascinating description of how the use and abuse of natural products in various societies throughout the ages has led to the development of many of the drugs we now take for granted Many plant and animal species remain undiscovered, and much native folk medicine has yet to be investigated Given the present wholesale destruction of many of the earth s wild places, this book is particularly timely these potential sources of agents for murder, magic, and in particular medicine, could soon be lost for ever.
    Murder, Magic, and What We Wore by Kelly Jones Premise plot Murder, Magic, and What We Wore is a delightful historical mystery set in Regency England The heroine, Annis Whitworth, is being raised by her aunt Cassia Soon after the novel opens, the two learn that her father is dead he s died leaving them destitute. Murder, Magic, and What We Wore Sep , Murder, Magic, and What We Wore is an addictively adorable story full of magic, mysteries, and misconceptions It s going up on my shelf of light and fun historical fiction novels that I save for whenever I need something that will make me smile If you enjoyed The Stranje House series, this series opener is definitely for you. Murder and Magic Murder and Magic is a collection of short stories by American writer Randall Garrett, featuring his alternate history detective Lord Darcy It was first published in paperback in by Ace Books, and has been reprinted a number of times since. Murder, Magic, and What We Wore by Kelly Jones, Hardcover Sep , Praise for Murder, Magic, and What We Wore A cross between Jane Austen dramas and Harriet the Spy, this delightful strong female led title mixes historical fiction and spy mystery with a touch of magic to produce a story filled with adventure Jones infuses her female characters with boldness, intelligence, and wit Refreshing. Murder and Magic by Randall Garrett, Paperback Barnes Jun , Murder and Magic, comprised of the first four stories of the acclaimed Lord Darcy series, finds Lord Darcy solving murders using his wits, a keen eye for observation, and a few choice magic tricks In The Eyes Have it, Lord Darcy must figure out Murder and Magic Lord Darcy, by Randall Garrett Mar , Master Sean O Lochlainn is a master sorcerer with a particular interest in forensics Lord Darcy and Master Sean work as an able team, confident in each other s special abilities The first Lord Darcy collection, Murder and Magic, was published in
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