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Crime, gender and social order in early modern England

Author: Garthine Walker; Cambridge University Press.
Publisher: Cambridge [etc.] : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Series: Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Digitally printed versionView all editions and formats
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This is the first study of how masculinity and femininity informed criminal behaviour and the treatment of men and women before the courts of early modern England. It shows that women were not  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Garthine Walker; Cambridge University Press.
ISBN: 9780521573566 0521573564 9780521091176 0521091179
OCLC Number: 1002947225
Description: XVI, 310 s. : il. ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. Men's non-lethal violence; 3. Voices of feminine violence; 4. Homicide, gender and justice; 5. Theft and related offences; 6. Authority, agency and law; 7. Conclusion.
Series Title: Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History.
Responsibility: Garthine Walker.

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Review of the hardback: 'This is a meticulously researched and intelligently argued study which accomplishes a fresh and compelling treatment of many issues familiar to historians of crime.' Read more...

 
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