Journals Higher Education



Published: 08 October 1987

494 Pages | 21 illus., 6 maps

ISBN: 9780198201014

Bookseller Code (06)

Suicide in Victorian and Edwardian England

Olive Anderson

A Clarendon Press Publication

The first historical study of a central human problem, this book opens new avenues for understanding the nature of--and responses to--suicidal behavior in Victorian and Edwardian England. Olive Anderson focuses on four key elements: suicide rates and distribution, individual experiences, social attitudes, and efforts at prevention.


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