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Murder, Intrigue and Obsession: Criminonology in Victorian England

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Date Issued:
2016-04-15
Abstract/Description:
Elizabeth Sconyers examines the origins of the modern detective story in the pseudo-science of eugenics and popular culture of the British Victorian Era. She discusses the moral standards of the era, the evoltuion of eugenics from Francis Galton's fascination with statistics, and the popularity of and protests against penny dreadfuls.
Title: Murder, Intrigue and Obsession: Criminonology in Victorian England.
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Name(s): Elizabeth Sconyers, Presenter
Dr. Maureen McCormick, Faculty Mentor
FSCJ, college
Type of Resource: moving image
Genre: Presentation
Issuance: single unit
Date Created: 2016-04-15
Date Issued: 2016-04-15
Publisher: Florida State College at Jacksonville
Place of Publication: Jacksonville, FL
Physical Form: moving image
Extent: 14 minutes
Language(s): English
eng
Abstract/Description: Elizabeth Sconyers examines the origins of the modern detective story in the pseudo-science of eugenics and popular culture of the British Victorian Era. She discusses the moral standards of the era, the evoltuion of eugenics from Francis Galton's fascination with statistics, and the popularity of and protests against penny dreadfuls.
Identifier: 20160415_SRC_12_Sconyers_Victorian_Criminology (IID), fscj:64521 (fedora)
Note(s): Elizabeth Sconyers examines the origins of the modern detective story in the pseudo-science of eugenics and popular culture of the British Victorian Era. She discusses the moral standards of the era, the evoltuion of eugenics from Francis Galton's fascination with statistics, and the popularity of and protests against penny dreadfuls.
Subject(s): Eugenics
Eugenics--Great Britain.
Eugenics--Great Britain--History--19th century.
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fscj/fd/20160415_SRC_12_Sconyers_Victorian_Criminology
Use and Reproduction: free to use
Host Institution: FSCJ