Crime and Punishment in Eighteenth Century England
Routledge, 17. jun. 2013 - 432 sider
McLynn provides the first comprehensive view of crime and its consequences in the eighteenth century: why was England notorious for violence? Why did the death penalty prove no deterrent? Was it a crude means of redistributing wealth?
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2 Law Enforcement
5 Property Crime
6 Women 1
7 Women 2
8 Crimes of the Powerful
13 Theories on Crime and Punishment
15 Secondary Punishment
16 Crime and Social Change
17 The Impact of War
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