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  9/11     african americans     al-qaeda     civil rights movements     france     genocide     holocaust     jim crow     military     nazis     osama bin laden     race relations     racism     segregation     soldiers     taliban     terrorism     war     wwi     wwii  

Latest addition to the database:

Burke & Hare: A True Story of Medicine, Murder and Money
  • Annotation:
    • As William Burke awaits his execution he recounts the crimes he committed with William Hare. Burke and Hare murdered 17 people by "burking," a method of suffocation. The pair then sold the bodies to Rr. Robert Knox for use in anatomy lectures at the Edinburgh Medical School.
  • Creator:
    • Letterer - Paul McLaren
  • Publication Information:
    • Transfuzion, Detroit, MI, 2011
  • Color or Black & White:
    • Black and White
  • Genre:
    • Non-Fiction
  • Bibliography Available:
    • Yes
  • Original Language
    • English
  • Historical Topic/Event
    • Scotland--Edinburgh--History
  • Geographic Setting
    • Scotland--Edinburgh
  • Date Range
    • 1827 - 1829
  • Tags
    • Scotland, serial killers, true crime, William Hare, William Burke, nineteenth century, West Port murders, murder, Robert Knox, burking
  • Notes:
    • Introduction by Alan Grant

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Graphic History is a database of available/in-print graphic novels dealing with historical settings, events, or people. It is hosted by the University of Iowa Libraries.
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