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Policing and punishment in London, 1660-1750 : urban crime and the limits of terror

Author: John Maurice Beattie
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprView all editions and formats
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This study examines the changes in the criminal justice system in the City of London from 1660 to 1750. It investigates why the elements of an alternative means of dealing with crime in urban society  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Maurice Beattie
ISBN: 0198208677 9780198208679 019925723X 9780199257232
OCLC Number: 248456512
Notes: Literaturverz. S. [476] - 481.
Description: XIX, 491 Seiten : Diagramme, Karten ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction: The Crime Problem ; PART I: POLICING AND PROSECUTION ; 2. The City Magistrates and the Process of Prosecution ; 3. Constables and Other Officers ; 4. Policing the Night Streets ; 5. Detection and Prosecution: Thief-Takers 1690-1720 ; PART II: PROSECUTION AND PUNISHMENT ; 6. The Old Bailey in the Late Seventeenth Century ; 7. The Revolution, Crime, and Punishment in London 1690-1713 ; 8. Crime and the State 1714-1750 ; 9. William Thomson and Transportation ; 10. Conclusion ; Bibliography of Manuscript Sources ; Index
Responsibility: J.M. Beattie.

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