Mortal Coil: A Short History of Living Longer

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Price
$24.20
Publisher
Yale University Press
Publish Date
Pages
320
Dimensions
5.04 X 8.16 X 1.06 inches | 0.89 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780300158250

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About the Author
David Boyd Haycock is Curator of Seventeenth-Century Imperial and Maritime Studies at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. Previously a Wellcome Research Fellow in the History of Medicine at the London School of Economics, he is an established and prolific historian of culture and medicine.
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"A riveting account of the past four centuries of humans'' search for the explanation of their mortality and the possibility of achieveing immortality. . . . Haycock provides a unique view of a fundamental aspect of human existence, written in an easy-to-read yet thought-provoking manner."-The Dana Foundation