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

Author: J M Beattie
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2002, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView 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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J M Beattie
ISBN: 019925723X 9780199257232
OCLC Number: 320063364
Notes: Originally published: 2001.
Description: 510 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 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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