The British Journal for the History of Science

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Book Review

A.W. Bates, The Anatomy of Robert Knox: Murder, Mad Science and Medical Regulation in Nineteenth-Century Edinburgh. Brighton: Sussex Academic Press, 2010. Pp. ix+228. ISBN 978-1-84519-38-2. £39.95 (hardback).

Lisa Rosner, The Anatomy Murders: Being the True and Spectacular History of Edinburgh's Notorious Burke and Hare and of the Man of Science who Abetted Them in the Commission of Their Most Heinous Crimes. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010. Pp. vi+328. ISBN 978-0-8122-4191-4. £19.50 (hardback).

Steve Sturdya1

a1 University of Edinburgh

(Online publication March 01 2011)