Crime and Society in Twentieth-Century England traces the broad pattern of criminal offending over a hundred year period that experienced unprecedented levels of upheaval and change. This period included two world wars, the end of the British Empire, significant shifts in both gender...
Published April 13th 2011 by Routledge
1750 - 1900, 4th Edition
Series: Themes In British Social History
Acknowledged as one of the best introductions to the history of crime in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries,Crime and Society in England 1750-1900 examines thedevelopments in policing, the courts, and the penal system as England became increasingly industrialised and urbanised. The book...
Published March 10th 2010 by Routledge
Conquest, Reform and Reorganisation
Series: Seminar Studies
Probably no other single individual has had such a profound impact on the development of modern France and on that of nineteenth century Europe as Napoleon. Clive Emsley brings the subject up-to-date historiographically and provides an accessible introduction to the post revolutionary period in...
Published December 3rd 2003 by Routledge
This book aims to both reflect and take forward current thinking on comparative and cross-national and cross-cultural aspects of the history of crime. Its content is wide-ranging: some chapters discuss the value of comparative approaches in aiding understanding of comparative history, and providing...
Published August 31st 2003 by Willan
Series: Seminar Studies
The French Revolution catapulted Europe into a new period of political upheaval, social change, and into the modern era. This book provides a concise introduction to the impact of the French Revolution on Britain and to the ways in which this impact has been assessed by historians. The book is...
Published August 21st 2000 by Routledge
A Political and Social History, 2nd Edition
A comprehensive history of policing from the eighteenth century onwards, which draws on largely unused police archives. Clive Emsley addresses all the major issues of debate; he explores the impact of legislation and policy at both national and local levels, and considers the claim that the English...
Published September 19th 1996 by Routledge
Series: Longman Companions To History
The impact of Napoleon on France and on Europe was immediate and enduring. He dominated his age as his armies dominated the continent; and no European country was untouched, or unchanged, by the events of these turbulent years. Keeping one's bearings geographically, militarily, politically and...
Published April 4th 1993 by Routledge