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Rogers, Nicholas
Mayhem : post-war crime and violence in Britain, 1748-53 / Nicholas Rogers
Alternate Title Post-war crime and violence in Britain, 1748-53
New Haven : Yale University Press, c2012
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  DA500 .R64 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject Great Britain -- History -- George II, 1727-1760
Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 18th century
Subject(s) Violence -- England -- History -- 18th century
Physical Description xi, 258 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-254) 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
Series Lewis Walpole series in eighteenth-century culture and history

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