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Mayhem: Post-War Crime and Violence in Britain, 1748-53

Nicholas Rogers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300169621
eISBN:
9780300189063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300169621.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

After the end of the War of Austrian Succession in 1748, thousands of unemployed, including soldiers and seamen, found themselves on the streets of London ready to roister and steal. This book ... More


Henry Fielding and Social Reform

Nicholas Rogers

in Mayhem: Post-War Crime and Violence in Britain, 1748-53

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300169621
eISBN:
9780300189063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300169621.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter elaborates the role of Henry Fielding in social reforms in Britain. Fielding was at the centre of the demobilization crisis of 1748–1753. He became a magistrate first of Westminster and ... More


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