A history of infanticide in Britain, c. 1600 to the present

List of figures -- Acknowledgements -- Investigating infanticide : an enduring phenomenon -- The archetype of infanticide in the early modern period -- Murderous mothers and the extended network of shame -- Monsters of inhumanity? : methods of infant disposal -- The pendulum of opinion : changing at...

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Main Author: Kilday, Anne-Marie
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire New York Palgrave Macmillan [2013]
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Summary:List of figures -- Acknowledgements -- Investigating infanticide : an enduring phenomenon -- The archetype of infanticide in the early modern period -- Murderous mothers and the extended network of shame -- Monsters of inhumanity? : methods of infant disposal -- The pendulum of opinion : changing attitudes to infanticide -- Explaining infanticide : motives and causes -- The modern debate : getting away with murder? -- Bibliography
Physical Description:IX, 338 Seiten graphische Darstellungen 23 cm
ISBN:9780230547070