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Men of blood : violence, manliness, and criminal justice in Victorian England

Author: Martin J Wiener
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. pbk. ed., [Nachdr.]View all editions and formats
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An examination of the treatment of serious violence by men against women in nineteenth-century England. During Victoria's reign the criminal law came to punish such violence more systematically and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin J Wiener
ISBN: 9780521684163 0521684161 9780521831987 0521831989
OCLC Number: 767927896
Description: XVI, 296 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Preface; Introduction; 1. Violence and law, gender and law; 2. When men killed men; 3. Sexual violence; 4. Homicidal women and homicidal men: a growing contrast; 5. Bad wives I: drunkenness and other provocations; 6. Bad wives II: adultery and the unwritten law; 7. Establishing intention: probing the mind of a wife killer.
Responsibility: Martin J. Wiener.

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'... an important and, usefully, an accessible and approachable text. It is well written and presented. ... It is a book that deserves to be widely read.' British Journal of Criminology 'Weiner's Read more...

 
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