The doctor dissected : a cultural autopsy of the Burke and Hare murders / Caroline McCracken-Flesher.

A series of bizarre disappearances filled the citizens of early nineteenth-century Scotland with terror. When the perpetrators were finally apprehended in 1828, their motive roiled the nation: William Burke and William Hare had murdered for profit. The cadavers supplied a ready payout, courtesy of D...

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Online Access:Electronic book from Oxford Scholarship Online
Electronic book from Oxford Scholarship Online
Main Author: McCracken-Flesher, Caroline.
Format: eBook
Published:New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012.