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  1. Crime in England 1815-1880

    Experiencing the criminal justice system

    By Helen Johnston

    Series: History of Crime in the UK and Ireland

    Crime in England, 1815-1880 provides a unique insight into views on crime and criminality and the operation of the criminal justice system in England from the early to the late nineteenth century. This book examines the perceived problem and causes of crime, views about offenders and the...

    To Be Published March 11th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Stories of True Crime in Tudor and Stuart England

    Edited by Ken MacMillan

    Stories of True Crime in Tudor and Stuart England is an original collection of thirty stories of true crime during the period 1580-1700. Published in short books known as chapbooks, these stories proliferated in early modern popular literature. The chapbooks included in this collection describe...

    To Be Published April 5th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Crime in England 1688-1815

    By David J Cox

    Series: History of Crime in the UK and Ireland

    Crime in England 1688-1815 covers the ‘long’ eighteenth century, a period which saw huge and far-reaching changes in criminal justice history. These changes included the introduction of transportation overseas as an alternative to the death penalty, the growth of the magistracy, the birth of...

    To Be Published April 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Living Through Terror

    Edited by Suvendrini Perera, Antonio Traverso

    In the era of war on terror, the term terror has tended to be applied to its sudden eruptions in the metropolises of the global north. This volume directs its attention to terror’s manifestations in other locations and lives. The title Living Through Terror refers both to the pervasiveness of...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Human Trafficking in Colonial Vietnam

    By Micheline Lessard

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Examining the widespread phenomenon of human trafficking in Vietnam during the period of French colonial rule, this book focuses on the practice of kidnapping or stealing Vietnamese women and children for sale in Chinese markets from the 1870s through to the 1940s. The book brings to light the...

    To Be Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Public Indecency in England 1857-1960

    'A Serious and Growing Evil’

    By David J Cox, Kim Stevenson, Candida Harris, Judith Rowbotham

    Series: Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

    Throughout the nineteenth century and twentieth century, various attempts were made to define and control problematic behaviour in public by legal and legislative means through the use of a somewhat nebulous concept of ‘indecency’. Remarkably however, public indecency remains a much...

    To Be Published June 24th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Crime in Ireland Since 1800

    Edited by Richard McMahon

    Series: History of Crime in the UK and Ireland

    The history of crime in modern Ireland provides a history of contrasting stories. At times, the country has had a strong reputation for high levels of violence and disorder. This can be seen in outbreaks of agrarian unrest in the early 1800s and again in the 1880s, as well as in periods of profound...

    To Be Published January 14th 2016 by Routledge

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