New College of the Humanities

A History of Murder: Personal Violence in Europe from the Middle Ages to the Present

Joanna Bourke | Published in History Today
longue durée. He tells a fascinating story about the control of private aggressive urges over seven centuries. I just wish he would explain the persistence of murderous aggression in state-legitimated settings such as war.

Rape: A History from 1860 to the Present
(Virago Press, 2008).

ISBN 978 0745643786
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