London's Criminal Underworlds, c. 1720 - c. 1930

A Social and Cultural History

Authors: Shore, Heather

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This book offers an original and exciting analysis of the concept of the criminal underworld. Print culture, policing and law enforcement, criminal networks, space and territory are explored here through a series of case studies taken from the eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

About the authors

Heather Shore is a Reader in History at Leeds Beckett University, UK. She is the author of Artful Dodgers: Youth and Crime in Early Nineteenth Century London (1999) and has co-edited two books, with Pamela Cox, Becoming Delinquent: British and European Youth, 1650–1950 (2002) and with Tim Hitchcock, The Streets of London: From the Great Fire to the Great Exhibition (2003).

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Pages 1-24

    Shore, Heather

  • ‘Now we have the Informing Dogs!’: Crime Networks and Informing Cultures in the 1720s and 1730s

    Pages 25-48

    Shore, Heather

  • ‘A Noted Virago’: Moll Harvey and her ‘Dangerous Crew’, 1727–1738

    Pages 49-69

    Shore, Heather

  • ‘The pickpockets and hustlers had yesterday what is called a

    Pages 70-92

    Shore, Heather

  • ‘There goes Bill Sheen, the Murderer’: Crime, Kinship and Community in East London, 1827–1852

    Pages 93-116

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
London's Criminal Underworlds, c. 1720 - c. 1930
Book Subtitle
A Social and Cultural History
Authors
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-31391-1
DOI
10.1057/9781137313911
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-33845-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 286
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