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Victorian Crime, Madness and Sensation : Interdisciplinary Essays. / Maunder, Andrew (Editor); Moore, Grace (Editor).

Ashgate Publishing, 2004. 274 p. (The Nineteenth Century Series).

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Harvard

Maunder, A & Moore, G (eds) 2004, Victorian Crime, Madness and Sensation: Interdisciplinary Essays. The Nineteenth Century Series, Ashgate Publishing.

APA

Maunder, A., & Moore, G. (Eds.) (2004). Victorian Crime, Madness and Sensation: Interdisciplinary Essays. (The Nineteenth Century Series). Ashgate Publishing.

Vancouver

Maunder A, (ed.), Moore G, (ed.). Victorian Crime, Madness and Sensation: Interdisciplinary Essays. Ashgate Publishing, 2004. 274 p. (The Nineteenth Century Series).

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Maunder, Andrew (Editor) ; Moore, Grace (Editor). / Victorian Crime, Madness and Sensation : Interdisciplinary Essays. Ashgate Publishing, 2004. 274 p. (The Nineteenth Century Series).

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