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The Resource 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

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

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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
Title
The anatomy murders
Title remainder
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
Statement of responsibility
Lisa Rosner
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Member of
Cataloging source
CN8ML
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rosner, Lisa
Dewey number
364.152/309224134
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
In English
LC call number
  • HV6535.G6
  • HV6535.G6
LC item number
  • E337 2010
  • R568 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2010 D-761
  • WZ 320
NLM item number
R822a 2010
Series statement
EBL-Schweitzer
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hare, William
  • Burke, William
  • Murder
  • Murder
  • Edinburgh (Scotland)
  • Dissection
  • Grave Robbing
  • History, 19th Century
  • Homicide
  • Scotland
  • Burke, William
  • Hare, William
  • TRUE CRIME
  • Murder
  • Scotland
Label
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
Instantiates
Publication
Note
OldControl:muse9780812203554
Antecedent source
not applicable
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-318) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The corpus delicti -- The anatomy wars -- Burking invented -- Sold to Dr. Knox -- Based on a true story -- The dangerous classes -- Anonymous subjects -- The criminal mind -- Crime scene : Edinburgh -- Day in court -- All that remains
Control code
794700615
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 328 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780812221763
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.9783/9780812203554
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)794700615
Label
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
Publication
Note
OldControl:muse9780812203554
Antecedent source
not applicable
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-318) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The corpus delicti -- The anatomy wars -- Burking invented -- Sold to Dr. Knox -- Based on a true story -- The dangerous classes -- Anonymous subjects -- The criminal mind -- Crime scene : Edinburgh -- Day in court -- All that remains
Control code
794700615
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 328 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780812221763
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.9783/9780812203554
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)794700615

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