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Subject: trial

What do the newspaper articles, and trial of Robert Coombes tell us about the representations of criminally insane children in the late nineteenth-century?

  • Author:
  • Niamh Carney
  • Subjects:
  • childhood
  • class
  • Crime
  • criminal insanity
  • criminal law
  • gender
  • historical writing
  • history
  • homicide
  • juvenile criminality
  • matricide
  • mental health
  • moral panic
  • newspaper
  • Nineteenth Century
  • psychology
  • punishment
  • sensationalism
  • testimonies
  • trial
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History