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 /

The text situates the story of Burke and Hare against the social and cultural forces that were bringing early 19th-century Britain into modernity. The account of each of the murder victims provides a window on a different aspect of this world in transition.

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Main Author: Rosner, Lisa.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2010.
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Elmhurst College

Location: Main Collections

Call Number: 364.1523 R822A
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