Policing and Punishment in London, 1660-1750: Urban Crime and the Limits of Terror

Policing and Punishment in London, 1660-1750: Urban Crime and the Limits of Terror

J. M. Beattie

Language: English

Pages: 520

ISBN: 019925723X

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


This pioneering study examines the considerable changes that took place in the criminal justice system in the century after the Restoration. The author reveals how and why an alternative means of dealing with crime emerged in the policing of London, in the practices and procedures of prosecution, and in the establishment of new forms of punishment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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