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Prosecution and Punishment: Petty Crime and the Law in London and Rural Middlesex, C.1660 1725


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April 2008

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

This book offers an assessment of the social significance of the law in pre-industrial England.


Inhaltsverzeichnis

List of illustrations; List of tables; Acknowledgments; List of abbreviations and conventions; Part I. Background: 1. Introduction; 2. Options for prosecution; 3. Patterns of prosecutions; Part II. Procedures For Prosecution: 4. Informal mediation by justices of the peace; 5. Binding over by recognizance; 6. Indictment at quarter sessions; 7. Houses of correction; Part III. The Contextx of Misdemeanor Prosecutions: 8. The participants: plaintiffs, defendants, and justices of the peace; 9. The reformation of manners campaign; 10. Geographical contexts; 11. Conclusion; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.
EAN: 9780521068765
ISBN: 0521068762
Untertitel: 'Cambridge Studies in Early Mod'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2008
Seitenanzahl: 372 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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