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'A Most Diabolical Deed'

Infanticide and Irish Society, 1850-1900

'A Most Diabolical Deed'( )
Author: Farrell, Elaine
ISBN:978-0-7190-8820-9
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Manchester University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $100.00
Book Description:

This book examines the phenomenon of infanticide in Ireland from 1850 to 1900. It is based on a large sample of 4,645 individual cases of infant murder, attempted infanticide and concealment of birth. Through a variety of sources, attitudes towards the crime of infanticide and women accused of the offence are revealed.

Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Criminology
History / Europe / Ireland
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.655 x 8.502 x 1.092 Inches
Book Weight:1 Pounds

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