Following the abolition of the British slave trade in 1807, a group of politicians began to agitate for reform of England's "bloody code" of criminal statutes. This examines the politics and propaganda of criminal law reform from 1808 to the Whig succession to power in 1830.
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Author Biography - Richard R. Follett
Richard R. Follett is Professor of History, University College and Washington University.