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Published: 21 February 2019

196 Pages


ISBN: 9780198835622

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Making Murder Public

Homicide in Early Modern England, 1480-1680

K.J. Kesselring

  • Revises standard interpretations of the history of homicide and its criminalization
  • Explores the connections between interpersonal homicide and judicial violence
  • Examines, using a political lens, both legal and sociological approaches to the study of homocide
  • Uses a wealth of material drawn from a number of archives