The New Newgate Calendar

Victorian Policing

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Bottom-up history: what happened at street level

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Hambry Price: an unjust execution?

On 13th May 1828 Hambry Price was executed in public outside Newgate Prison for the crime of coining, that is making counterfeit... • posted 36 days ago

What is murder?

PowerPoint presentation: What is Murder? Click on the link above to access my PowerPoint “What is Murder?”... • posted 92 days ago

The Eton Montem custom

I have just read an excellent article in the latest issue of Cultural and Social History. Catherine Dille takes a new look... • posted 115 days ago

The Shock Doctrine

Naomi Klein, 2007,“The Shock Doctrine”, London, Allan Lane. I am grateful to Halima Nawaz for challenging me... • posted 148 days ago