Description - Crime and Empire, 1840-1940 by Barry Godfrey
This book is a major contribution to the comparative histories of crime and criminal justice, focusing on the legal regimes of the British empire during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Its overarching theme is the transformation and convergence of criminal justice systems during a period that saw a broad shift from legal pluralism to the hegemony of state law in the European world and beyond.
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Author Biography - Barry Godfrey
Barry Godfrey is Professor of Criminology at Keele University, UK. Graeme Dunstall is a Lecturere in History at Canterbury University, New Zealand.