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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

Author: Lisa Rosner
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
History
Named Person: William Burke; William Hare; William Burke; William Hare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Rosner
ISBN: 9780812241914 0812241916
OCLC Number: 698897936
Description: VI, 328 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Introduction: The Burke and Hare MurdersChapter 1 The Corpus DelictiChapter 2 The Anatomy WarsChapter 3 Burking InventedChapter 4 Sold to Dr. KnoxChapter 5 Based on a True StoryChapter 6 The Dangerous ClassesChapter 7 Anonymous SubjectsChapter 8 The Criminal MindChapter 9 Crime Scene: EdinburghChapter 10 Day in CourtChapter 11 All That RemainsCost of CharactersNotesSelected BibliographyIndexAcknowledgments
Responsibility: Lisa Rosner.

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Burke and Hare were the first serial killers to capture media attention, accused of killing sixteen people in order to sell their cadavers as "subjects" for dissection. The Anatomy Murders is the  Read more...

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