Lost Londons : Change, Crime, and Control in the Capital City, 1550-1660: Griffiths, Paul

Lost Londons : Change, Crime, and Control in the Capital City, 1550-1660

Griffiths, Paul

9 Bewertungen bei Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0521885248 / ISBN 13: 9780521885249
Verlag: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2008
Gebraucht Zustand: Minor wear. VG., dustwrapper. Hardcover
Verkäufer Expatriate Bookshop of Denmark (Svendborg, Dänemark)

AbeBooks Verkäufer seit 6. Dezember 1998 Verkäuferbewertung 5 Sterne

Anzahl: 1

Gebraucht kaufen
Preis: EUR 47,54 Währung umrechnen
Versand: EUR 15,50 Von Dänemark nach USA Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer
In den Warenkorb legen

Beschreibung

24x16cm, xvii,544 pp., Series: Cambridge Social and Cultural Histories, 13. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 028517

Dem Anbieter eine Frage stellen

Bibliografische Details

Titel: Lost Londons : Change, Crime, and Control in...

Verlag: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

Erscheinungsdatum: 2008

Einband: orig. boards

Zustand: Minor wear. VG., dustwrapper.

Über diesen Titel

Inhaltsangabe:

By focusing on policing, prosecution, and the language and perceptions of the authorities and the underclasses, Paul Griffiths explores the swift growth and transformation of early modern London. The book provided the first full study of petty crime before 1660, analysing worlds and words of crime, criminal rings and cultures.

Críticas:

Review of the hardback: '... an immensely rich analysis of Tudor and Stuart London's underclass and of the fears, projects and policies of those officials and officers who struggled against it. Lost Londons is a major contribution to the history of the capital. The Times Literary Supplement

Review of the hardback: 'Lost Londons is an important and challenging study of the development and transformation of early modern London...' The Historical Association

Review of the hardback: '[Paul Griffiths] opens up to us the world of crime and control in what was the greatest city in the world. I am sure that the medieval history scholar will find it an excellent reference work.' Open History

Review of the hardback: '... the book offers a great deal of interesting information on anti-social behaviour and its policing in London, some of it surprising.' Southern History Society

'... a welcome addition to the literature on urban growth, on how changing definitions of crime and criminality may reflect larger trends in understanding that growth, and, especially, on the transformation of London into a modern multifaceted metropolis.' Suzanne Balch-Lindsay, H-Urban (h-net.org/~urban)

'This rich and lively book will be required reading for anyone working on the history of crime, London, or early modern towns more generally. it is also to be recommended for its careful use of the words of hundreds [of] Londoners otherwise lost from sight and sound.' Population Studies

'This ought to be compulsory reading for undergraduates who want to imagine the feel, the smell, the jumble and the make-do-and-mend of Elizabethan London.' Cultural and Social History

„Über diesen Titel“ kann sich auf eine andere Ausgabe dieses Titels beziehen.

Anbieterinformationen

Zur Homepage des Verkäufers

Geschäftsbedingungen:

Terms & conditions:
Prices are listed in US Dollars / Euros. For shipping & handling charges, kindly enquire. Insurance optional & extra. Uninsured parcels shipped at customer's risk.

FOR CUSTOMERS RESIDING WITHIN THE EUROPEAN UNION:
Please note that special terms and conditions apply. Kindly enquire. Institutions/Booksellers kindly provide VAT Registration Number with Order.

Expatriate Bookshop of Denmark
VAT Registration Nr. DK-15625775
Postboks 220 - Fruerstuevej 43 B
5700 Svendborg
telephone...

Mehr Information
Versandinformationen:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

Alle Bücher des Anbieters anzeigen

Zahlungsarten
akzeptiert von diesem Verkäufer

Visa Mastercard American Express Carte Bleue

Vorauskasse Money Order Bar Bankwechsel Banküberweisung