The London Hanged: Crime and Civil Society in the Eighteenth Century

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Allen Lane The Penguin Press, 1991 - Social Science - 484 pages
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Review: The London Hanged: Crime And Civil Society In The Eighteenth Century

User Review  - Markus Eder - Goodreads

Linebaugh´s book is a mixed blessing. He is very good at showing the social problems of the poor eighteenth century proletariat and how exploitation drove these persons into committing crime. However ... Read full review

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User Review  - Edwinnaarden - Goodreads

I liked the fact that it was history from a different standpoint, beyond that I didn't like much. I am not sure why this book got such good ratings (I guess I'll have to go back and re-read them). It ... Read full review

Contents

Chapter Two Old Mr Gory and the Thanatocracy
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The Sociology of
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The Pedagogy of the Gallows under Mercantilism
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