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Published: 04 September 2019

272 Pages | 33 black and white images

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198840381

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Night Raiders

Burglary and the Making of Modern Urban Life in London, 1860-1968

Eloise Moss

  • The first history of burglary in modern Britain
  • Offers a significant new perspective on the relationship between crime and society
  • Surveys the lives of noted 'celebrity' criminals of earlier eras, including Charles Peace and George Smithson, as well as high-profile cases of murder and espionage in the post-war period
  • Incorporates material from over 2,000 court reports alongside press, fiction, film, theatre, and security company/insurance material