Crime and Punishment in Eighteenth Century England

1st Edition

McLynn Frank

Routledge
Published April 27, 2015
Reference - 440 Pages
ISBN 9781138878235 - CAT# Y179690

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Summary

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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