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R. Austin Freeman

Richard Austin Freeman (11 April 1862 – 28 September 1943) was a British writer of detective stories, mostly featuring the medico-legal forensic investigator Dr. Thorndyke. [1]

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Accra

Accra is the capital and largest city of Ghana, with an estimated urban population of 2.27 million.

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Apothecary

An apothecary was a medical professional who formulated and dispensed materia medica to physicians, surgeons and patients.

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Barrie Ingham

Barrie Stanton Ingham (10 February 1932 – 23 January 2015) was an English actor, performing on stage and "in a handful of films." He was perhaps most widely known as "a prolific television actor" and as the voice of The Great Mouse Detective.

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Battered Silicon Dispatch Box

The Battered Silicon Dispatch Box (BSDB) is an independent, Canadian literary publisher, founded in 1993 by George A. Vanderburgh.

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BBC

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the public-service broadcaster of the United Kingdom, headquartered at Broadcasting House in London.

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BBC Radio 4 Extra

BBC Radio 4 Extra is a British digital radio station broadcasting archive repeats of comedy and drama programmes nationally, 24 hours a day.

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Blackwater fever

(see PMID 23402997 and PMID 22931368) Blackwater fever is a complication of malaria in which red blood cells burst in the bloodstream (hemolysis), releasing hemoglobin directly into the blood vessels and into the urine, frequently leading to kidney failure.

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Detective

A detective is an investigator, usually a member of a law enforcement agency.

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Detective fiction

Detective fiction is a subgenre of crime fiction and mystery fiction in which an investigator or a detective—either professional or amateur—investigates a crime, often murder.

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Douglas G. Greene

Douglas G. Greene (born 1944) is an American historian, editor, and author.

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Dr. Thorndyke

Dr John Evelyn Thorndyke is a fictional detective in a long series of novels and short stories by British author R. Austin Freeman (1862–1943).

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Eugenics

Eugenics (from Greek εὐγενής eugenes "well-born" from εὖ eu, "good, well" and γένος genos, "race, stock, kin") is a set of beliefs and practices which aims at improving the genetic quality of the human population.

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Forensic science

Forensic science is any scientific field that is applied to the field of law.

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G. K. Chesterton

Gilbert Keith Chesterton, KC*SG (29 May 1874 – 14 June 1936) better known as G. K. Chesterton, was an English writer, lay theologian, poet, philosopher, dramatist, journalist, orator, literary and art critic, biographer, and Christian apologist.

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Galton Institute

The Galton Institute is a learned society based in the United Kingdom.

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Gold Coast (British colony)

The Gold Coast was a British colony on the Gulf of Guinea in west Africa that became the independent nation of Ghana in 1957.

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Hamish Hamilton

Hamish Hamilton Limited was a British book publishing house, founded in 1931 eponymously by the half-Scot half-American Jamie Hamilton (Hamish is the vocative form of the Gaelic 'Seamus', James the English form – which was also his given name, and Jamie the diminutive form).

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Havelock Ellis

Henry Havelock Ellis, known as Havelock Ellis (2 February 1859 – 8 July 1939), was an English physician, writer, Progressive intellectual and social reformer who studied human sexuality.

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HM Prison Holloway

HM Prison Holloway (sometimes known as Holloway Castle) is a closed category prison for adult women and young offenders, located in the Holloway area of the London Borough of Islington, in London, England.

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Hugh Greene

Sir Hugh Carleton Greene KCMG, OBE (15 November 1910 – 19 February 1987) was a British journalist and television executive.

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Inverted detective story

An inverted detective story, also known as a "howcatchem", is a murder mystery fiction structure in which the commission of the crime is shown or described at the beginning, usually including the identity of the perpetrator.

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Jim Norton (Irish actor)

Jim Norton (born 4 January 1938) is an Irish character actor.

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John Neville (actor)

John Reginald Neville, CM, OBE (2 May 1925 – 19 November 2011) was an English theatre and film actor who moved to Canada in 1972.

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Labour movement

The labour movement or labor movement (see spelling differences), or, respectively, labourism or laborism, are broad terms for the collective organization of working people developed to represent and campaign for better working conditions and treatment from their employers and, through the implementation of labour and employment law, their governments.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Mechanization

Mechanization or mechanisation (BE) is the process of changing from working largely or exclusively by hand or with animals to doing that work with machinery.

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Medicine

Medicine (British English; American English) is the science and practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease.

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Metallurgy

Metallurgy is a domain of materials science and engineering that studies the physical and chemical behavior of metallic elements, their intermetallic compounds, and their mixtures, which are called alloys.

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Middlesex Hospital

The Middlesex Hospital was a teaching hospital located in the Fitzrovia area of London, England.

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Pen name

A pen name, nom de plume, or literary double is a pseudonym adopted by an author.

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Peter Copley

Peter Copley (20 May 1915 – 7 October 2008) was an English television, film and stage actor.

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Project Gutenberg Australia

Project Gutenberg Australia, abbreviated as PGA, is an Internet site which was founded in 2001 by Colin Choat.

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Raymond Chandler

Raymond Thornton Chandler (July 23, 1888 – March 26, 1959) was a British/American novelist and screenwriter.

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Royal Army Medical Corps

The Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC) is a specialist corps in the British Army which provides medical services to all British Army personnel and their families in war and in peace.

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Secretary of State for the Colonies

The Secretary of State for the Colonies or Colonial Secretary was the British Cabinet minister in charge of managing the United Kingdom's various colonial dependencies.

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Sterilization (medicine)

Sterilization (also spelled sterilisation) is any of a number of medical techniques that intentionally leave a person unable to reproduce.

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Surgeon

In medicine, a surgeon is a specialist in surgery.

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T. J. Binyon

Timothy John Binyon (18 February 1936 – 7 October 2004) was an English scholar and crime writer.

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The Eugenics Review

The Eugenics Review was a scientific journal published by the Galton Institute.

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The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (TV series)

The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes is a British television series that was produced by Thames Television and originally broadcast on the ITV Network.

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The Simple Art of Murder

"The Simple Art of Murder" refers to hard-boiled detective fiction author Raymond Chandler's critical essay, a magazine article, and his collection of short stories.

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Toxicology

Toxicology (from the Ancient Greek words τοξικός toxikos "poisonous" and λόγος logos) is a branch of biology, chemistry, and medicine (more specifically pharmacology) concerned with the study of the adverse effects of chemicals on living organisms.

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Tropical medicine

Tropical medicine (also sometimes called International medicine) is the branch of medicine that deals with health problems that occur uniquely, are more widespread, or prove more difficult to control in tropical and subtropical regions.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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William Gaminara

William Gaminara is an English actor and screenwriter, probably best known for playing pathologist Professor Leo Dalton on the television series Silent Witness, from 2002 - 2013.

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World War I

World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R._Austin_Freeman

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