A history of the world through body parts : the stories behind the organs, appendages, digits, and the like attached to (or detached from) famous bodies
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Petras, Ross, author.
Published
San Francisco : Chronicle Books, 2022.
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Columbia Pike - Adult Nonfiction
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Published
San Francisco : Chronicle Books, 2022.
Format
Book
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255 pages ; 24 cm
Language
English

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Includes bibliographical references: pages 232-251.
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"Explore the history your textbook left out through the eyes (mouth, ears, and spleen) of the world's most iconic players in A History of the World Through Body Parts, a curious collection of unbelievable anecdotes all about the body. In this book, you'll learn all about: The Mayan history of bloodletting and Lady Xoc's pierced tongue The double decapitations that altered the course of the English monarchy Global feminism and the unbinding of Chinese revolutionary Qiu Jin's feet Lenin's postmortem pickled skin and its influence on the Soviet Union Drawing from various countries and cultures, the stories in this book explore the unique body parts of infamous icons and how they shaped the world around them. From Lord Byron's foot to Saint Cuthburt's posthumous manicures, this book's new way of archiving the past will shake you to your core - literally"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Petras, K., & Petras, R. (2022). A history of the world through body parts: the stories behind the organs, appendages, digits, and the like attached to (or detached from) famous bodies . Chronicle Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Petras, Kathryn and Ross, Petras. 2022. A History of the World Through Body Parts: The Stories Behind the Organs, Appendages, Digits, and the Like Attached to (or Detached From) Famous Bodies. Chronicle Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Petras, Kathryn and Ross, Petras. A History of the World Through Body Parts: The Stories Behind the Organs, Appendages, Digits, and the Like Attached to (or Detached From) Famous Bodies Chronicle Books, 2022.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Petras, Kathryn,, and Ross Petras. A History of the World Through Body Parts: The Stories Behind the Organs, Appendages, Digits, and the Like Attached to (or Detached From) Famous Bodies Chronicle Books, 2022.

Note! Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021.

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