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When Pierre Rivière was questioned about why he killed his mother, sister, and younger brother, the twenty-year-old accused explained to the examining judge, Exupère Legrain, that it was God who told him to do it. 683 more words
What made people kill their parents? Why did the parricide in the nineteenth-century rural American West suspiciously resembled parricides other locations? How did judges, police and medical practitioners explain and process parricides before and after Freud? 183 more words
“Honour Thy Father and Thy Mother”: Violence Against Parents in Past and Present St. Anne’s College, University of Oxford, Oxford, 6-7 July 2015
I am starting this blog in connection with the research project in the history of Violence against parents. Check our website: http://www15.uta.fi/trivium/honour_en.html.
We are holding our second workshop in Oxford on July 6-7 2015 and invite everyone to follow us here in this blog, via Twitter with #VAP or follow me @MMuravyeva. 202 more words