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A history of infanticide in Britain, c.1600 to the present

by Anne-Marie Kilday

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Infanticide,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAnne-Marie Kilday
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6541.G7 K55 2013
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 volume
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27043699M
    ISBN 100230547079
    ISBN 109780230547070
    OCLC/WorldCa852660421

    Book Description. The history of infanticide from the 16th through to the late 20th century is the subject of this volume. Collectively, the contributions explore how the concealment of pregnancy, birth and death, particularly by unmarried women, became a central preoccupation of witnesses, doctors, courts and legislatures concerned with suspicious infant deaths. It was during this time that infanticide took centre stage in Great Britain due to an increase in the number of cases. It became so problematic that during the s, Britain was compared to the Chinese, “in their callous attitude toward infant life,” which led to the crime being labelled “the national stigma of an age” during the s.

    A History of Infanticide in Britain, c. to the Present Anne-Marie Kilday Inbunden. the book examines a wide expanse of twentieth century sites of shame including conceptions of cowardice/conscientious objection during the First World War, fraud and clerical scandal in the interwar years, the shame associated with both abortion. Books shelved as infanticide: Beloved by Toni Morrison, Bones Are Forever by Kathy Reichs, After by Amy Efaw, Plain Truth by Jodi Picoult, and Whatever H.

    Anne‐Marie Kilday, A History of Infanticide in Britain, c to the Present, (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, ), pp. ISBN ‐0‐‐‐0 (hb). LEAH ASTBURY. University of Cambridge, UK. Search for more papers by this author. LEAH ASTBURY. Infanticide was still seen as a moral rather than a social problem, to be dealt with by medico-legal means [8]. The focus on psychiatric disturbance allowed for social and mental distresses to be.


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A history of infanticide in Britain, c. to the present. List of figures -- Acknowledgements -- Investigating infanticide: an enduring phenomenon -- The archetype of infanticide in the early modern period -- Murderous mothers and the extended network of shame -- Monsters of inhumanity?: methods of infant disposal -- The pendulum of opinion: changing at.

Anne-Marie Kilday, A history of infanticide in Britain, c. to the present (Palgrave Macmillan, ) M Jackson, Infanticide: historical perspectives on child murder and concealment, (Ashgate, ) Old Bailey Online, January DecemberInfanticide.

Ellen Millgate, 28th November Ellen Middleship, 21st October This work provides a detailed history of infanticide in mainland Britain from to the modern era for the very first time. It examines continuity and change in the nature and characteristics of new-born child murder in Scotland, England and Wales over a chronology of more than four centuries.4/5(1).

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