Ian Radforth

Ian Radforth is professor emeritus in the Department of History, University of Toronto, where he taught Canadian history for thirty years. He is the author of two books published since his retirement: Jeannie’s Demise: Abortion on Trial in Victorian Toronto and Expressive Acts: Celebrations and Demonstrations in the Streets of Victorian Toronto. He is currently writing a book on murders for life insurance in 1890s Ontario.

Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History Books

Deadly Swindle: An 1890 Murder in Backwoods Ontario That Gripped the World