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The London Hanged: Crime and Civil Society in the Eighteenth Century
Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0521457580, Paperback)In 18th-century London the gallows at Tyburn were the focus of a struggle between the rich and the poor. This study shows how there was little distinction between a criminal population and the poor population of London as a whole. The meaning of property and how it changed is also examined.
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