The Knife Fighters: Violent Crime in Southern Ostrobothnia, 1790-1825 (Annales Academiae Scientiarum Fennicae. Humaniora)

Ylikangas, Heikki

Published by Academia Scientiarum Fennica, 1998
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296 pp., illustrations, bibliography. During the years from 1790 to 1825 one particular province of Finland, Southern Ostrobothnia, was torn by a wawe of massive violence. Over large areas of the province there were 5060 cases of manslaughter a year to every 100 000 inhabitants. This book makes an in-depth analysis of the source material and puts a number of different theories to the test in order to find the most viable explanation for this unique phenomenon, which in its time was the focus of great attention. 0.0. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: During the years from 1790 to 1825 one particular province of Finland, Southern Ostrobothnia, was torn by a wawe of massive violence. Over large areas of the province there were 50-60 cases of manslaughter a year to every 100 000 inhabitants. This book makes an in-depth analysis of the source material and puts a number of different theories to the test in order to find the most viable explanation for this unique phenomenon, which in its time was the focus of great attention.

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Publisher: Academia Scientiarum Fennica
Publication Date: 1998
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