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The Atmosphere of Heaven: The Unnatural Experiments of Dr Beddoes and His Sons of GeniusYale University Press, 2010

A look at the eighteenth-century doctor Thomas Beddoes, whose work with nitrous oxide, or laughing gas, came to influence not only the development of anesthetic surgery but also our modern drug culture.

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