Hard Men: Violence in England since 1750

Emsley, Clive (2005). Hard Men: Violence in England since 1750. London, UK: Hambledon Press.

URL: http://www.hambledon.co.uk/system/index.html

Abstract

This book surveys the changing patterns of inter-personal violence in England since the mid-eighteenth century. Starting from the current popular assumption that Englsih society has become more violent since the end of the twentieth century it explores a range of sites - public and domestic - where violence has occurred. It argues that the understanding of violence in England over this period was intimately connected with the understnading of Englishness.

Viewing alternatives

Item Actions

Export

About

Recommendations