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The Resource The Italian boy : murder and grave-robbery in 1830s London, Sarah Wise

The Italian boy : murder and grave-robbery in 1830s London, Sarah Wise

Label
The Italian boy : murder and grave-robbery in 1830s London
Title
The Italian boy
Title remainder
murder and grave-robbery in 1830s London
Statement of responsibility
Sarah Wise
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Legislation which marked the end of body-snatching in 1830s Britain was the result of investigations in 'The Italian Boy' case in which 'examples' for dissection were supplied to anatomy schools. This title examines this episode in history and the lives of lower-class Londoners of the period
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wise, Sarah
Dewey number
  • 942.1'075
  • 942.1'075
  • 942.1075
  • 942.1075
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • facsimiles
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Body snatching
  • Grave robbing
  • Murder
  • Poor
  • London (England)
  • London (England)
  • History
Label
The Italian boy : murder and grave-robbery in 1830s London, Sarah Wise
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 328-335) and index
Control code
9780224071765
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xix, 347 p.
Isbn
9780224071765
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill., facsims., maps, ports.
Label
The Italian boy : murder and grave-robbery in 1830s London, Sarah Wise
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 328-335) and index
Control code
9780224071765
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xix, 347 p.
Isbn
9780224071765
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill., facsims., maps, ports.

Library Locations

    • Westminster City ArchivesBorrow it
      10 St Ann's Street, London, SW1P 2DE, GB
      51.4974749 -0.130671
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      Porchester Road, London, W2 5DU, GB
      51.5174517 -0.1883835
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