Table of contents for The arsenic century : how Victorian Britain was poisoned at home, work, and play / James C. Whorton.

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1. 'Such an Instrument of Death and Agony'
2. 'A New Race of Poisoners'
3. A New Breed of Detectives
4. 'The Chief Terror of Poisoners'
5. A Penn'orth of Poison
6. 'Sugared Death'
7. 'The Hue of Death, the Tint of the Grave'
8. Walls of Death
9. Physician-assisted Poisoning
10. 'A Very Wholesome Poison'
11. Poison in the Factory and on the Farm
12. 'Dangers that Lie Wait in the Pint-Pot'

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Arsenic -- Social aspects -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Arsenic -- Side effects -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Arsenic -- Toxicology -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Arsenic -- toxicity.
Arsenic Poisoning -- history -- Great Britain.
History, 19th Century -- Great Britain.