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Major Works: Early Modern History 1500-1750

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  1. The English Rogue - described in the life of Meriton Latroon a witty extravagant being a complete history of the most eminent cheats of both sexes

    Previously published 1665 and 1928

    By Richard Head, Francis Kirkman

    When it first appeared, The English Rogue was declared a forbidden book on account of its gross indecency. Copies were printed secretly and sold furtively at alehouses until 1665 when it was properly licensed. When requested, the author, Richard Head, declined to produce a second volume as it was...

    Published June 20th 2002 by Routledge

  2. A Complete History of the Lives and Robberies of the Most Notorious Highwaymen, Footpads, Shoplifts and Cheats of Both Sexes

    Previously published 1719 and 1926

    By Captain Alexander Smith

    Edited by Arthur L. Hayward

    A Complete History of the Highwaymen discloses the most secret and barbarous murders, unparalleled robberies, notorious thefts and unheard of cheats, setting them in a true light and exposing them to public view for the common benefit of mankind. The accounts and confessions are drawn from...

    Published June 20th 2002 by Routledge

  3. Lives of the Most Remarkable Criminals - who have been condemned and executed for murder, the highway, housebreaking, street robberies, coining or other offences

    Previously published 1735 and 1927

    Edited by Arthur L. Hayward

    Lives of the Most Remarkable Criminals was originally published in three volumes and sold by John Osborn on Paternoster Row. The volumes recount the lives, crimes and executions of eighteenth century lawbreakers. By '[setting] forth the entertainments of vice in their proper colours', the volumes...

    Published June 20th 2002 by Routledge

  4. A General History of the Robberies and Murders of the Most Notorious Pirates - from their first rise and settlement in the Island of Providence to the present year

    Previously published 1726 and 1927

    By Captain Charles Johnson

    Edited by Arthur L. Hayward

    A General History of the Pirates has long been a classic of seafaring literature and was inspiration to both Robert Louis Stevenson and J.M. Barrie. Nothing is known about Captain Charles Johnson, and it is thought that the name may be assumed - there are even some who believe he may have been...

    Published June 20th 2002 by Routledge

  5. English Radicalism (1935-1961)

    Volume 5

    By S. Maccoby

    This is volume 5 of the set ^English Radicalism (1935-1961). Reissuing the epic undertaking of Dr S. Maccoby, these volumes cover the story of English Radicalism from its origins right through to its questionable end. By Combining new sources with the old and often long forgotten, the volumes...

    Published October 18th 2001 by Routledge

  6. English Radicalism (1935-1961)

    Volume 6

    By S. Maccoby

    This is volume 6 of the set ^English Radicalism (1935-1961). Reissuing the epic undertaking of Dr S. Maccoby, these volumes cover the story of English Radicalism from its origins right through to its questionable end. By Combining new sources with the old and often long forgotten, the volumes...

    Published October 18th 2001 by Routledge

  7. English Radicalism (1935-1961)

    Volume 4

    By S. Maccoby

    This is volume 4 of the set ^English Radicalism (1935-1961). Reissuing the epic undertaking of Dr S. Maccoby, these volumes cover the story of English Radicalism from its origins right through to its questionable end. By Combining new sources with the old and often long forgotten, the volumes...

    Published October 18th 2001 by Routledge

  8. A History of British Socialism (1919)

    Volume 1

    By M. Beer

    This is volume 1 in the set A History of British Socialism. These volumes study the political thought experienced as a result of the massive transition of the British countryside to capitalist agriculture and capitalist industry....

    Published October 18th 2001 by Routledge

  9. A History of British Socialism (1919)

    Volume 2

    By M. Beer

    This is volume 2 of the set A History of British Socialism. These volumes study the political thought experienced as a result of the massive transition of the British countryside to capitalist agriculture and capitalist industry....

    Published October 18th 2001 by Routledge

  10. English Radicalism (1935-1961)

    By S. Maccoby

    Reissuing the epic undertaking of Dr S. Maccoby, these volumes cover the story of English Radicalism from its origins right through to its questionable end. By Combining new sources with the old and often long forgotten, the volumes provide an impressive history of radicalism and shed light on the...

    Published October 18th 2001 by Routledge