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Murders and madness medicine, law, and society in the Fin de Siècle by Harris, Ruth

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English


  • Criminal justice, Administration of -- France -- History -- 19th century,
  • Medical jurisprudence -- France -- History -- 19th century,
  • Murder -- France -- History -- 19th century -- Case studies,
  • Forensic psychology -- History -- 19th century

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Edition Notes

StatementRuth Harris.
GenreCase studies.
SeriesOxford historical monographs
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 366 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages366
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18435562M
ISBN 100198229917, 0198202598
LC Control Number91048862

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