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By Matthew Lockwood

A clean and interesting heritage of crime and violence in England in the course of the workplace of the coroner

In his interesting debut, Matthew Lockwood explores the heritage of crime, murder, and suicide in England over 4 centuries during the place of work of the coroner. whereas the workplace was once proven to enquire violent or suspicious deaths, Lockwood asserts that the calls for of competing events progressively formed its platforms and remodeled England right into a glossy nation just before is usually said. Weaving jointly strands of social, criminal, fiscal, and political background, this ebook will curiosity students throughout various fields.

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The Conquest of Death: Violence and the Birth of the Modern English State

A clean and engaging heritage of crime and violence in England during the workplace of the coroner In his interesting debut, Matthew Lockwood explores the background of crime, murder, and suicide in England over 4 centuries during the place of work of the coroner. whereas the workplace was once tested to enquire violent or suspicious deaths, Lockwood asserts that the calls for of competing events steadily formed its platforms and reworked England right into a smooth kingdom prior to is usually stated.

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