Choosing Death

Jeffrey R. Watt


Choosing Death

Choosing Death

  • Title: Choosing Death
  • Author: Jeffrey R. Watt
  • ISBN: 9780943549811
  • Page: 153
  • Format: Hardcover



Because of Geneva s uniquely rich and well organised sources, this is the first study to provide reliable evidence on suicide rates for pre modern Europe Watt places his findings within a wide range of historical and sociological scholarship, and while suicide was rare through the seventeenth century, he shows that Geneva experienced an explosion in self inflicted deathsBecause of Geneva s uniquely rich and well organised sources, this is the first study to provide reliable evidence on suicide rates for pre modern Europe Watt places his findings within a wide range of historical and sociological scholarship, and while suicide was rare through the seventeenth century, he shows that Geneva experienced an explosion in self inflicted deaths after 1750 Quite simply, modern Geneva witnessed nothing less than the birth of modern suicide both in attitudes towards it thorough secularised, medicalised, and stripped of diabolical undertones and the frequency of it.


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