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Conclusion: National, Regional, and Local Histories

R. A. Houston

in Punishing the Dead?

Published in print August 2010 | ISBN: 9780199586424
Published online September 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191595356 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586424.003.0009
Conclusion: National, Regional, and Local Histories

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The main purpose of the conclusion is to draw attention to the importance of regions in British history, using different patterns of punishment as a comparative grid. It also stresses continuities in attitudes towards suicide over long periods of time, arguing that suicide has never been considered the right way to die.

Chapter.  7359 words. 

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)

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