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 / Lisa Rosner.

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

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Online Access:Electronic book from JSTOR
Main Author: Rosner, Lisa.
Format: eBook
Published:Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, Ã2010.