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The Resource Child murder and British culture, 1720-1900, Josephine McDonagh

Child murder and British culture, 1720-1900, Josephine McDonagh

Label
Child murder and British culture, 1720-1900
Title
Child murder and British culture, 1720-1900
Statement of responsibility
Josephine McDonagh
Title variation
Child murder & British culture, 1720-1900
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McDonagh, Josephine
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English literature
  • Infanticide in literature
  • Children
  • Children
  • English literature
  • Infanticide
  • Infanticide
Label
Child murder and British culture, 1720-1900, Josephine McDonagh
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 248-272) and index
Contents
Child murder and commercial society in the early eighteenth century -- 'A squeeze in the neck for bastards': the uncivilised spectacle of child-killing in the 1770s and 1780s -- 1789/1803: Martha Ray, the mob, and Malthus' mistress of the feast -- 'Bright and countless everywhere': the new poor law and the politics of prolific reproduction in 1839 -- 'A nation of infanticides': child murder and the national forgetting in Adam Bede -- Wragg's daughters: child murder towards the Fin-de-Sic̈le -- English babies and Irish changelings
Control code
ocm51810507
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 278 p.
Isbn
9780521054560
Lccn
2003043814
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Child murder and British culture, 1720-1900, Josephine McDonagh
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 248-272) and index
Contents
Child murder and commercial society in the early eighteenth century -- 'A squeeze in the neck for bastards': the uncivilised spectacle of child-killing in the 1770s and 1780s -- 1789/1803: Martha Ray, the mob, and Malthus' mistress of the feast -- 'Bright and countless everywhere': the new poor law and the politics of prolific reproduction in 1839 -- 'A nation of infanticides': child murder and the national forgetting in Adam Bede -- Wragg's daughters: child murder towards the Fin-de-Sic̈le -- English babies and Irish changelings
Control code
ocm51810507
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 278 p.
Isbn
9780521054560
Lccn
2003043814
Other physical details
ill.

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