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A fascination with policing, crime and the nature of criminal behaviour was one of the defining features of the nineteenth century in Britain. From the broadsides and Newgate tales of the earlier century, through the establishment of the official police and detective forces, and the eras of terrorism and serial murder, to the era of Sherlock Holmes, the British obsession w A fascination with policing, crime and the nature of criminal behaviour was one of the defining features of the nineteenth century in Britain. From the broadsides and Newgate tales of the earlier century, through the establishment of the official police and detective forces, and the eras of terrorism and serial murder, to the era of Sherlock Holmes, the British obsession with crime stories was evident across a multiplicity of cultural forms. Whether the chief motivation was moral panic, aesthetics, nationalist paranoia, or evolutionary anxiety, crime was never far from the front page and was always fodder for political debate. This four-volume primary source collection is the most comprehensive of its kind and includes a multitude of sources that will allow the reader and researcher to better understand the complexities of the relationship between crime and the developing nature of the British industrialized state.


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A fascination with policing, crime and the nature of criminal behaviour was one of the defining features of the nineteenth century in Britain. From the broadsides and Newgate tales of the earlier century, through the establishment of the official police and detective forces, and the eras of terrorism and serial murder, to the era of Sherlock Holmes, the British obsession w A fascination with policing, crime and the nature of criminal behaviour was one of the defining features of the nineteenth century in Britain. From the broadsides and Newgate tales of the earlier century, through the establishment of the official police and detective forces, and the eras of terrorism and serial murder, to the era of Sherlock Holmes, the British obsession with crime stories was evident across a multiplicity of cultural forms. Whether the chief motivation was moral panic, aesthetics, nationalist paranoia, or evolutionary anxiety, crime was never far from the front page and was always fodder for political debate. This four-volume primary source collection is the most comprehensive of its kind and includes a multitude of sources that will allow the reader and researcher to better understand the complexities of the relationship between crime and the developing nature of the British industrialized state.

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