Body Snatching Research Paper

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Graveyard robbing or body snatching is the act of stealing a corpse from a burial site for personal gain. Graveyard robbing was prevalent in european society all throughout history, and is properly illustrated through Mary Shelley 's Frankenstein.
Graveyard robbing was happening primarily at the top medical colleges like harvard and yale. This would make sense since it was the surgeons and the doctors who would need the bodies for their research and for practice. In the early 1800s learning to be a surgeon or a physician was a difficult occupation to do during this time period. The lack of medical technology like x-rays the only way to learn about anatomy of the human body was through dissection. However getting the bodies for dissection was

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