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Robert Katz & Andrew Solberg - Nerve and Knowledge

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The nineteen essays in this volume provide an in-depth analysis of all aspects of medicine in the Sherlock Holmes stories. The book takes us from the education of Conan Doyle and Watson, to the ailments that Holmes and Watson might have themselves suffered, to diagnoses that affected characters in the stories, and to public health and science in Holmes’ and Watson’ era. A distinguished roster of physicians, scientists, and Canonical experts has been assembled as contributors to this comprehensive volume.


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