Crime and Punishment in Eighteenth-Century England by Frank McLynn
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Crime and Punishment in Eighteenth-Century England
By Frank McLynn

Crime and Punishment in Eighteenth-Century England

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Crime and Punishment in Eighteenth-Century England by Frank McLynn

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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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415010146
ISBN-10: 0415010144
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 30mm)
Pages: 440
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 26-Oct-1989
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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