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

by Lisa Rosner (Author)
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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 first book to situate their story against the social and cultural forces that were bringing early nineteenth-century England into modernity.

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Publication date
July 07, 2011
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Page count
336
ISBN
9780812203554
Paper ISBN
9780812221763