A history of the heart
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A history of the heart by O. M. HГёystad

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Published by Reaktion Books in London .
Written in English


  • Body, Human, in popular culture.,
  • Heart in art.,
  • Heart -- Mythology.,
  • Heart in literature.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementOle M. Høystad.
LC ClassificationsNX650.H39 H6913 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination254 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22760505M
ISBN 101861893116
ISBN 109781861893116

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