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Crime, Prosecution and Social Relations

The Summary Courts of the City of London in the Late Eighteenth Century

Authors: Gray, D.

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Offers a fascinating view of the social history of Georgian London through the workings of the Summary courts. By analyzing the summary proceedings and the use of the law by ordinary citizens - to prosecute theft, violence and resolve disputes - this study represents an important addition to our understanding of the criminal justice system.

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DREW GRAY is Senior Lecturer in the History of Crime at the University of Northampton, UK. His latest research project is studying the caseload of a Northamptonshire magistrate in the mid eighteenth century. His second book, London Shadows, a Study of Victorian Crime and Popular Culture, is due for publication in 2011.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $84.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Crime, Prosecution and Social Relations
Book Subtitle
The Summary Courts of the City of London in the Late Eighteenth Century
Authors
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-24616-4
DOI
10.1057/9780230246164
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-20397-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 228
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