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A prescription for murder : the Victorian serial killings of Dr. Thomas Neill Cream

Author: Angus McLaren
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1995. ©1993.
Series: Chicago series on sexuality, history, and society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
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McLaren develops a historiographical survey on Victorian attitudes toward sexuality and morality, and their relation to violence as he describes the story of Dr. Thomas Cream. Cream murdered prostitutes and women seeking abortions in England and North America between 1877 and 1892.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Case studies
History
Named Person: Thomas Neill Cream; Thomas Neill Cream
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Angus McLaren
ISBN: 0226560686 9780226560687 0226560678 9780226560670
OCLC Number: 38034184
Description: xv, 217 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Chicago series on sexuality, history, and society.
Responsibility: Angus McLaren.

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McLaren develops a historiographical survey on Victorian attitudes toward sexuality and morality, and their relation to violence as he describes the story of Dr. Thomas Cream. Cream murdered prostitutes and women seeking abortions in England and North America between 1877 and 1892.

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