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  1. Policing and Punishment in Nineteenth Century Britain

    Edited by Victor Bailey

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The History of Crime and Punishment

    In the years between 1750 and 1868, English criminal justice underwent significant changes. The two most crucial developments were the gradual establishment of an organised, regular police, and the emergence of new secondary punishments, following the restriction in the scope of the death penalty....

    To Be Published August 24th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Crime in England

    1550-1800

    Edited by J S Cockburn

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The History of Crime and Punishment

    This volume, first published in 1977, brings together eleven studies of crime and the administration of the criminal law in England during the early modern period. They represent a variety of approaches – legal, historical and sociological – to the study of historical crime. The initial essay in...

    To Be Published August 24th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Reform of Prisoners

    1830-1900

    By Willam James Forsythe

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The History of Crime and Punishment

    This study, first published in 1987, focuses on Victorian approaches to the moral reformation of prisoners, and aims to emphasise the ways in which the human value and social inclusion of prisoners were pursued. The author begins by discussing the evangelical view of social problems and human value...

    To Be Published August 24th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Crime, Protest, Community, and Police in Nineteenth-Century Britain

    By David Jones

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The History of Crime and Punishment

    This study, first published in 1982, is concerned with the nature of crime in nineteenth-century Britain, and explores the response of the community and the police authorities. Each chapter is linked by common themes and questions, and the topics described in detail range from popular forms of...

    To Be Published August 24th 2015 by Routledge

  5. A History of English Prison Administration

    By Sean Mcconville

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The History of Crime and Punishment

    This title, first published in 1981, draws from an extensive range of national and local material, and examines how innovations in policy and administration, while solving problems or setting new objectives, frequently created or disclosed fresh difficulties, and brought different types of people...

    To Be Published August 24th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Policing the Victorian Community

    The Formation of English Provincial Police Forces, 1856-80

    Edited by CAROLYN STEEDMAN

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The History of Crime and Punishment

    The year 1856 saw the first compulsory Police Act in England (and Wales). Over the next thirty years a class society came to be policed by a largely working-class police. This book, first published in 1984, traces the process by which men made themselves into policemen, translating ideas about work...

    To Be Published August 24th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Massacre of the Innocents

    Infanticide in Great Britain 1800-1939

    By Lionel Rose

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The History of Crime and Punishment

    Before contraception was generally available, and when abortion was fraught with danger, infanticide was a common solution to the problem of unwanted children. Massacre of the Innocents, first published in 1986, shows the causes and consequences of the high tide of infanticide in Victorian Britain....

    To Be Published August 24th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The English Revolution and the Roots of Environmental Change

    The Changing Concept of the Land in Early Modern England

    By George Yerby

    Series: Routledge Research in Early Modern History

    This study brings a new perspective to a pivotal debate: the causes of the English Revolution. It pinpoints the economic motives behind the opposition to the crown, and shows their connection to the changing mind-set and political transitions of the time. Distinctively, it identifies the radicalism...

    To Be Published August 26th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Roman Britain (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Edward H. Jones, Michael Hayhoe, Beryl Jones

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Roman Britain, first published in 1972, gives the young reader a vivid impression of the British Isles immediately preceding, during and after the Roman occupation, which lasted for 400 years. Using a selection of extracts, both historical and imaginative, it offer a suitably comprehensive account...

    To Be Published August 28th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Thoughts on Indian Discontents (Routledge Revivals)

    By Edwyn Bevan

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1929, this title presents some reflections from one of the leading cultural commenters of his day, Edwyn Bevan, on the notoriously controversial subject of burgeoning Indian Nationalism during the twilight of the British Empire. Bevan’s analysis of the peculiarities, tensions...

    To Be Published September 21st 2015 by Routledge