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Cracking cribs: representations of burglars and burglary in London, 1860-1939

Abstract:

This thesis explores how burglars and burglary in London were understood in cultural, criminological, legal, political, and economic discourse during the period 1860-1939, demonstrating how the ideas about crime and the criminal circulating in these domains were mutually constitutive. Specifically, it identifies how characterisations of burglary in visual and written forms of media — encompassing legal and criminological documents, as well as those produced by the press and commercial adverti...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
Magdalen College
Role:
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Supervisor
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Name:
"Arts and Humanities Research Council", "Bryce Research Studentship", "University of Oxford"
Funding agency for:
Moss, E
Grant:
07/133505
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK

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