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Publisher Description

A fresh and fascinating history of crime and violence in England through the office of the coroner

In his fascinating debut, Matthew Lockwood explores the history of crime, homicide, and suicide in England over four centuries through the office of the coroner. While the office was established to investigate violent or suspicious deaths, Lockwood asserts that the demands of competing parties gradually shaped its systems and transformed England into a modern state earlier than is commonly acknowledged. Weaving together strands of social, legal, economic, and political history, this book will interest scholars across a range of fields.

GENRE
History
RELEASED
2017
June 27
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
352
Pages
PUBLISHER
Yale University Press
SELLER
Yale University
SIZE
2.3
MB

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