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Crime and punishment in eighteenth-century England.

Author: Frank McLynn
Publisher: New York Routledge 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank McLynn
ISBN: 0415010144 9780415010146
OCLC Number: 760344884
Description: 392 p. ilus. 24 cm.
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