Histories Of Crime: Britain 1600-2000

Hardcover | June 15, 2010

byAnne-marie Kilday, David Nash

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Written by a collection of internationally acknowledged experts, this rounded, coherent history of crime and the law demonstrates the evolution of attitudes towards crime and criminality over the last four hundred years. Topics covered include fraud, policing, adultery, infanticide and the death penalty.

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Written by a collection of internationally acknowledged experts, this rounded, coherent history of crime and the law demonstrates the evolution of attitudes towards crime and criminality over the last four hundred years. Topics covered include fraud, policing, adultery, infanticide and the death penalty.

DAVID NASH is Professor of History at Oxford Brookes University. He has published extensively in the areas of the history of blasphemy, blasphemous libel and religious crime for over fifteen years. He is also author of Cultures of Shame: Exploring Crime and Morality in Britain 1650-1900 (with Anne-Marie Kilday). ANNE-MARIE KILDAY is P...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.56 inPublished:June 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230224695

ISBN - 13:9780230224698

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Table of Contents

Timeline
Introduction
The Police and Policing--C. Williams
Infanticide and Child Murder--A. Kilday
Punishment and Execution--J. Rowbotham
The Criminal Underworld--H. Shore
Murder, Fatality and the Law--S. D'Cruze
Morality and the Law--D. Nash
Sexual Crime and Sex Criminals--K. Stevenson
Matrimony and the Law--J. Bailey
Fraud and Theft--S. Wilson
Annotated Further Reading
Bibliography