The Resource Law, crime, and English society, 1660-1830, edited by Norma Landau

Law, crime, and English society, 1660-1830, edited by Norma Landau

Label
Law, crime, and English society, 1660-1830
Title
Law, crime, and English society, 1660-1830
Statement of responsibility
edited by Norma Landau
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book is an invaluable account of crime, law, and society in eighteenth-century England
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
364.941
Index
index present
LC call number
KD614
LC item number
.L39 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Law, crime, and English society, 1660-1830, edited by Norma Landau
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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Contents
1. Introduction / Norma Landau -- 2. Dread of the Crown Office: the English magistracy and King's Bench, 1740-1800 / Douglas Hay -- 3. The trading justice's trade / Norma Landau -- 4. Impressment and the law in eighteenth-century Britain / Nicholas Rogers -- 5. War as a judicial resource. Press gangs and prosecution rates, 1740-1830 / Peter King -- 6. Making the 'bloody code'? Forgery legislation in eighteenth-century England / Randall McGowen -- 7. Mapping criminal law: Blackstone and the categories of English jurisprudence / David Lieberman -- 8. After Somerset: Mansfield, slavery and the law in England, 1772-1830 / Ruth Paley -- 9. Religion and the law: evidence, proof and 'matter of fact', 1660-1700 / Barbara Shapiro -- 10. The press and public apologies in eighteenth-century London / Donna T. Andrew -- 11. Origins of the factory acts: the Health and Morals of Apprentices Act, 1802 / Joanna Innes -- John M. Beattie's publications
Control code
000024221560
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 264 p.
Isbn
9780521642613
Lccn
2002513368
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System control number
ebl24221560

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