The major annual for the history of crime, the criminal courts, policing, and punishment.
This historical annual is the major publication in the general area of the history of crime, the criminal courts, policing, and punishment in all geographical regions from ancient to modern times. In addition to analytical articles, the annual provides reviews of the major books in these subjects and areas, and book review essays on new findings and methodologies.
In this volume, the annual provides examinations of crime and penal practices in Germany during the late Middle Ages and Renaissance as well as German views of American crime during the 1920s and 30s. In addition, the relationship between theology and penal practices in the early American republic is explored as are the labeling of dissidents, children and crime in Victorian England, and criminal justice and labor recruitment among Melanesian workers in 1890s Queensland. These essays as well as the book surveys are essential reading for students and scholars in criminology, criminal justice, and the history of policing.
German Crime in the Later Middle Ages: A Statistical Analysis of the Nuremburg Outlawry Books, 1285-1400 by Martin K. Schuessler Women and the Penal System in Frunkfurt am Main, 1562-1696 by Maria R. Boes Wrath and Redemption: Protestant Theology and Penal Practice in the Early American Republic by Christopher Adamson Children, Urbanization, and the Chances of Imprisonment in Mid-Victorian England by John A. Stack Kanaka Slaves or Willing Workers? Time-expired Melanesian Workers and the Queensland Criminal Justice System in the 1890s by Mark Finnane Indios, Fanaticos, Bandidos: Labeling the Millenarian Movement at Tomochic, Mexico by Paul J. Vanderwood Law Enforcement and Crime in America: The View from Germany, 1920-1940 by Robert G. Waite Book Review Essays Bobby, Tommy, and the Enemy Within by Clive Emsley Bookmakers, Bribery, and the Betting Tax by Mark Clapson Book Reviews Bandoleros, abigeos y montoneros: criminalidad y violencia en el Peru, siglos XVIII-XX by Carlos Aguirre and Charles Walker Medical Power in Prisons: The Prison Medical Service in England 1774-1989; by Joe Sim Penal Discipline, Reformatory Projects, and the English Prison Commission 1895-1939 by W. J. Forsythe "By a Flash and a Scare": Arson, Animal Maiming, and Poaching in East Anglia, 1815-1870 by Jojn E. Archer The Unwritten Law: Criminal Justice in Victorian Kent by Carolyn A. Conley Police and State in Prussia, 1815-1850, by Alf Lüdtke Richard J. Evans (ed.), Kneipengespräche im Kaiserreich. Die Stimmungsberichte der Hamburger Politischen Polizei 1892-1914 By Richard Bessel and Milton Keynes Imperial Policing: The Emergence and Role of the Police in Colonial Nigeria 1860-1960 by Philip Terdoo Ahire Social Welfare and Poverty in Ontario, 1880-1920 by Dorothy Chunn Espionage and Secrecy. The Official Secrets Acts 1911-1989 of the United Kingdom by Rosamund M. Thomas The Protectors: Harry J. Anslinger and the Federal Bureau of Narcotics, 1930-1962 by John L. McWilliams The Burger Court: Political and Judicial Profiles by Charles M. Lamb and Stephen C. Halpern Punishment and Modern Society by David Garland Comprehensive Index