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Crime and punishment in eighteenth-century England

F. J. McLynn

Crime and punishment in eighteenth-century England

by F. J. McLynn

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Published by Routledge in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crime andcriminals -- England -- History.,
  • Punishment -- England -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementFrank McLynn.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6943
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii,392p.,(18)p. of plates ;
    Number of Pages392
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22324575M
    ISBN 100415010144

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Much of the book dispels the traditonal myths of crime in the eighteenth century, but it does more than merely challenge these old assumptions.

McLynn places crime and punishment in a wider social and political context, and shows how a pervading sense of insecurity--due in part to the constant threat of Jacobitism and instability of the economy--contributed in a large part to the rampant lawlessness.5/5(2). `Scholarly, sensible and acute McLynn's book is the most valuable contribution to the history of crime and punishment ' - Christopher Hibbert, The Sunday Times `Comprehensive view of crime and its consequences in 18th-century England.'' - British Book News5/5(1).

Crime and Punishment in Eighteenth-Century England. Eighteenth-century England was a land of profound contradiction. On the one hand it exhibited the spirit of the Age of Reason, with the intellects of Alexander Pope, Adam Smith, and Samuel Johnson flourishing in Augustan calm and elegance/5.

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Crime and Punishment in England of the Eighteenth Century By OSCAR SHERWIN The purpose of this article is to present not light but shade.

It is my desire to get behind the glitter and charm (and there is much that is charming), the polish and perfume of the period (though as for the last, even the foul odor of. Most punishments during the 18th-century were held in public. Executions were elaborate and shocking affairs, designed to act as a deterrent to those who watched.

Until London executions took place at Tyburn eight times a year, where as many as 20 felons were sometimes hanged at the same time. At no stage in the eighteenth century did England possess a central police authority.

The feeling that professional police on the French model would be the death of traditional English liberties was deeply rooted in the political culture.

1 The despotism of the Bourbon monarchs, sustained by an army of informers and secret policemen, was thought to be conclusive evidence on this point. Eighteenth-century England, the richest nation in Europe, was also notorious for its violence, its raucous and unfriendly citizens, and its abundant, pervasive crime.

Visitors arrived on English shores half expecting to be robbed, raped, or murdered.5/5(2). In the eighteenth century an intrinsic part of most criminal punishments was that they took place in public. From whippings to the pillory, punishments for crimes were as much about socially shaming the criminal as physically harming them.

The crowd at these events also played a vital role. Crime and punishment in eighteenth-century England. [Frank McLynn] "His richly detailed, carefully argued, and delightfully written book weaves innumerable individual case histories into nuanced arguments and generalizations England -- Crime & punishment, history.

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`Scholarly, sensible and acute McLynn's book is the most valuable contribution to the history of crime and punishment ' - Christopher Hibbert, The Sunday Times `Comprehensive view of crime and its consequences in 18th-century England.'' - British Book News.

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Crime and Punishment in England book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This survey of crime in England from the medieval period t /5.

Much of the book dispels the traditonal myths of crime in the eighteenth century, but it does more than merely challenge these old assumptions. McLynn places crime and punishment in a wider social and political context, and shows how a pervading sense of insecurity--due in part to the constant threat of Jacobitism and instability of the economy 5/5(2).

Crime and Punishment (pre-reform Russian: Преступленіе и наказаніе; post-reform Russian: Преступление и наказание, tr.

Prestupléniye i nakazániye, IPA: [prʲɪstʊˈplʲenʲɪje ɪ nəkɐˈzanʲɪje]) is a novel by the Russian author Fyodor was first published in the literary journal The Russian Messenger in twelve monthly Author: Fyodor Dostoevsky.As Frank McLynn explains in his book, Crime and Punishment in Eighteenth Century England, The Bloody Code is the name for the English code of criminal law during the period of to (McLynn, 1).Origins of the Code date back to the seventeenth century, when those who owned land were seen as the leading rulers of Britain and their main concern was protecting their property from criminals.

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