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The Italian boy : a tale of murder and body snatching in 1830s London

Author: Sarah Wise
Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Books, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Describes the 1831 murder of a young vagrant and the sale of his body to a London medical college, a case that led to the arrest of his killers, "resurrection men" who acted to satisfy the demand for fresh cadavers for the study of human anatomy.
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Genre/Form: True crime literature
Case studies
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Wise
ISBN: 0805075372 9780805075373
OCLC Number: 53975523
Description: xvii, 375 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Sarah Wise.
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