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Crime and Punishment in Eighteenth Century England

History


by
Frank McLynn

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 432 pages

File size: 5.8 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

McLynn provides the first comprehensive view of crime and its consequences in the eighteenth century: why was England notorious for violence? Why did the death penalty prove no deterrent? Was it a crude means of redistributing wealth?