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‘Circumstances of Unexplained Savagery’: The Gilchrist Murder Case and Its Legacy, 1908–1927

Anne-Marie Kilday

Anne-Marie Kilday is Professor of Criminal History at Oxford Brookes University, UK. She is the author of A History of Infanticide in Britain (2013) and Women and Violent Crime in Enlightenment Scotland (2007), as well as the editor, together with David Nash, of Histories of Crime, 1600-2000 (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fair and Unfair Trials in the British Isles, 1800–1940 : Microhistories of Justice and Injustice

Bloomsbury academic, 2020

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...Introduction When the well-known Scottish lawyer and amateur criminologist William Roughead (1870–1952) was describing the murder of an elderly woman in her own home in Glasgow...

The Politics of the Scottish Enlightenment

Hugh Trevor-Roper : The Historian

I.B.Tauris, 2016

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...Throughout Hugh Trevor-Roper’s career an elegant scepticism – self-consciously fashioned after Hume’s and Gibbon’s – and a refined pugnacity (which was all his own) marked his distinctive contributions to a series of lively debates...

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Writing Battles : New Perspectives on Warfare and Memory in Medieval Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...The November 2018 release of the Netflix movie Outlaw King, which tells the story of the Scottish warrior king, Robert Bruce, up until 1307, received respectable reviews and was enjoyed by viewers. Director David MacKenzie cut twenty...

‘What is this Castle call’d that stands hard by?’

Writing Battles : New Perspectives on Warfare and Memory in Medieval Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Introduction In his pioneering article of 2000, ‘The Naming of Battlefields in the Middle Ages’, Philip Morgan began by invoking Shakespeare’s Henry V, and this chapter will do the same. Philip Morgan, ‘The...