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Crime in Early Modern England 1550-1750 (Themes in British Social History)
by J.A. Sharpe
Still the only survey of current research available, this exploration of the incidence, causes and control of crime in Early Modern England throws a vivid light on the times. It uses court archives to capture the everyday lives of people who would otherwise have left little mark on the historical record. It also has a strong historiographical dimension, describing differen ...more
Paperback, 281 pages
Published November 4th 1998 by Pearson
(first published January 1st 1984)
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This is an excellent, well-organised and useful book that will no doubt help me tremendously throughout my 'Crime and Society 1550-1750' module at University. The book is perfect for my course and puts the subject across in an interesting and accessible way.
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