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Crime and Mentalities in Early Modern England (Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History)
Crime and the law have now been studied by historians of early modern England for more than a generation. This book attempts to reach further than most conventional treatments of the subject, to explore the cultural contexts of law-breaking and criminal prosecution, and to recover their hidden social meanings. It also examines in detail the crimes of witchcraft, ...more
Hardcover, 396 pages
Published December 9th 2002 by Cambridge University Press
(first published January 30th 2000)
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Malcolm Gaskill is Professor of Early Modern History at the University of East Anglia.More about Malcolm Gaskill...
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