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The Poisoner’s Handbook: A History of Forensic Science and Toxicology

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The Poisoner's Handbook is a history of forensic science with an emphasis on toxicology. It spans the period from the early 1900s to the present day. In that time, the field of toxicology has made great strides. The book discusses how popular culture has affected the field of forensic science and has been criticized by some people who say that it glamorizes criminals.

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