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The Monster Evil: Policing and Violence in Victorian Liverpool

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The Monster Evil: Policing and Violence in Victorian Liverpool - Archer, John E.
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Liverpool gained a unique and notorious reputation during the 19th century for being an abnormally violent and criminal place. 'The Monster Evil' intends to explore the historical foundations of this stigmatization: were the fears real or an invention of the Victorian newspapers? In answering such questions the book examines Liverpool's violent crime and how effectively it was policed by the newly established constabulary through the use of local and national press reports, contemporary accounts and police records. In doing ...

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The Monster Evil: Policing and Violence in Victorian Liverpool 2011, Liverpool University Press, Liverpool

ISBN-13: 9781846316838

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The Monster Evil: Policing and Violence in Victorian Liverpool 2011, Liverpool University Press, Liverpool

ISBN-13: 9781846316579

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