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Bad or Mad? Infanticide: Insanity and Morality in Nineteenth-Century Britain
Bad or Mad? Infanticide: Insanity and Morality in Nineteenth-Century Britain PAIGE MATHIESON Download PDF Introduction Infanticidal mothers have been murdering their newly born offspring for hundreds of years. Historically, infanticide was used as a form of contraception by hunter-gatherers in nomadic tribes, when their societies were at war and food supplies were scarce. The horrific […]
Valkyrie: The Women of the Viking World, Jóhanna Katrín Friðriksdóttir (London, 2020)
Valkyrie: The Women of the Viking World, Jóhanna Katrín Friðriksdóttir (London, 2020) Biography: Sian Webb recently submitted her PhD thesis, ‘A Land of Five Languages: Material Culture, Communities and Identity in Northumbria, 600-867’, that was joint supervised by Chris Loveluck in Archaeology and Peter Darby in History. She focuses on early medieval cultural history, material […]