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The anatomy murders : being the true and spectacular history of Edinburgh's notorious Burke and Hare, and of the man of science who abetted them in the commission of their most heinous crimes / Lisa Rosner.

  • Rosner, Lisa.
Date
[2010], ©2010
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2010], ©2010.

Physical description

vi, 328 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm

Contributors

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

The corpus delicti -- The anatomy wars -- Burking invented -- Sold to Dr. Knox -- Based on a true story -- The dangerous classes -- Anonymous subjects -- The criminal mind -- Crime scene : Edinburgh -- Day in court -- All that remains.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    KM.4646.AA8
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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9780812241914
  • 0812241916