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The Gibbet in the Landscape: Locating the Criminal Corpse in Mid-Eighteenth-Century England (Book chapter)

Book title: A Global History of Execution and the Criminal Corpse

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Book Series: Palgrave Historical Studies in the Criminal Corpse and its Afterlife ISBN: 9781137444011 9781137443991 Year: Pages: 313 Language: English
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Grant: Wellcome Trust - 095904
Subject: Law --- Psychology --- History
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Through studies of beheaded Irish traitors, smugglers hung in chains on the English coast, suicides subjected to the surgeon's knife in Dresden and the burial of executed Nazi war criminals, this volume provides a fresh perspective on the history of capital punishment. This book has two open access chapters under a CC BY license.

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