The Doctor Dissected. A Cultural Autopsy of the Burke and Hare Murders

Author McCracken-Flesher, Caroline
Year 2012
Publisher Oxford: OUP
Number of pages 304
ISBN 9780199766826


Publisher's Note (2012): Vividily illustrated, The Doctor Dissected examines the sensational serial killings - known as the Anatomy Murders - that roiled Scotland in the early nineteenth century and considers their checkered afterlife in novels, plays, and films.