Crime, Policing and Punishment in England, 1750–1914 (Social History in Perspective) by David Taylor

Crime, Policing and Punishment in England, 1750–1914 (Social History in Perspective) Author: David Taylor
eBook Title: Crime, Policing and Punishment in England, 1750–1914 (Social History in Perspective)
ISBN10: 0333641981
ISBN13: 978-0333641989
Language: English
Publisher: Palgrave; 1998 edition (December 14, 1998)
Category: History
Subcategory: Europe
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One of the fastest-growing and most exciting areas of historical research in recent years has been the study of crime and the criminal. The intrinsic fascination of the subject is enhanced by the fact that between the mid eighteenth century and early twentieth century, the English criminal justice system was fundamentally transformed as a new disciplinary state emerged. Drawing on recent research, this book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date synthesis of these important changes.

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