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Special Issue: Special Issue: Lives, Trials And Executions: Perspectives On Crime C.1700-C.1900

Guest editors: Stephen Basdeo and Samuel Saunders


Kim Stevenson and Judith Rowbotham


Introduction: Lives, trials, and executions: Perspectives on crime c.1700–c.1900. Samuel Saunders and Stephen Basdeo, p. 1-4

The Hampstead Murder: Subversion in Press Portrayals of a Murderess. Nell Darby p. 5-20

From the ‘Death of a Female Unknown’ to the Life of Margaret Dockerty: Rediscovering a Nineteenth Century Victim of Crime. Clare Sandford-Couch and Helen Rutherford, p. 21-37

The Changing Presentation of Execution in Newcastle Upon Tyne 1844-1863. Patrick Low, p. 38-52

‘That’s Business’: Organised Crime in G.W.M. Reynolds’ The Mysteries of London (1844-48). Stephen Basdeo, p. 53-75

‘To Pry Unnecessarily into Other Men’s Secrets’: Crime Writing, Private Spaces and the Mid-Victorian Police Memoir. Samuel Saunders, p. 76-90

Incarcerating the Poor: Interpreting Poverty and Punishment in British Prison Museums. Daniel Johnson, p. 91-107

Female Murderers and the Representation of Crime in Execution Broadsheets in Eighteenth Century Vienna. Daniela Fasching and Claudia Resch, p. 108-125

Discussion Paper

The Emerging Authority of Crown Office in the Imperial Age: A Discussion Paper. Robert S. Shiels p. 126-144

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