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The boundaries of Her Majesty's Pleasure: discharging child-murderers from Broadmoor and Perth Criminal Lunatic Department, c.1860-1920

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Author(s): Andrews J

Editor(s): Jackson, M.

Publication type: Book Chapter

Publication status: Published

Book Title: Infanticide : Historical Perspectives on Child Murder and Concealment, 1550-2000

Year: 2002

Pages: 216-248

Publisher: Ashgate

Place Published: Aldershot

Notes: This chapter represents the first published fruits of Andrews' long-term research project on crime and mental disorder in Britain ca. 1860-1913, based on deatiled research on the records of Broadmoor and Perth Criminal Lunatic Department. It is the first of a whole series of publications curently being drafted on infanticide, arson, sex offending and the professionalisatiion of forensic psychiatry in 19th and early 20th century Britain.

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ISBN: 9780754603184