Print Culture, Crime and Justice in 18th-century London

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In the first half of the 18th century there was an explosion in the volume and variety of crime literature published in London. This was a `golden age of writing about crime', when the older genres of criminal biographies, social policy pamphlets and `last-dying speeches' were joined by a raft of new publications, including newspapers, periodicals, graphic prints, the Old Bailey Proceedings and the Ordinary's Account of malefactors executed at Tyburn. By the early 18th century propertied Londoners read a wider array of ...

Print Culture, Crime and Justice in 18th-Century London 2016, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, New York

ISBN-13: 9781474276436

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Print Culture, Crime and Justice in 18th-Century London 2014, Bloomsbury Academic, London

ISBN-13: 9781472506856

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