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Creator:
Rogers, Nicholas.
Title:
Mayhem : post-war crime and violence in Britain, 1748-53 / Nicholas Rogers.
Published/Created:
New Haven : Yale University Press, 2012.
Physical Description:
xi, 258 p. : ill.; 25 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
DA500 .R64 2012 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
The trials of Admiral Knowles -- The sailors' return -- The sailors' revenge -- Fire from heaven: the London earthquakes of 1750 -- Riots, revels, and reprisals -- Tackling the gin craze -- Henry Fielding and social reform -- From Havana to Halifax.
Subject Terms:
Great Britain -- History -- George II, 1727-1760.
Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 18th century.
Violence -- England -- History -- 18th century.
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