Butchery on Bond Street

Butchery on Bond Street

Sexual Politics and the Burdell-Cunningham Case in Ante-bellum New York / by Benjamin Feldman

Book - 2007
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In 1857 Dr. Harvey Burdell, a young dentist, was murdered; his lover, Emma Hempstead Cunningham, a widow with five children, was accused of his brutal murder. Feldman presents a well-researched book that explores the gender politics and legal aspects of the dentist's murder and Emma Cunningham's trial.
Publisher: [New York] : Green-wood Cemetery Historic Fund in association with the New York Wanderer Press, 2007.
ISBN: 9780979517501
Branch Call Number: 364.1523 F312
Characteristics: xvii, 298 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.


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