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Bibliography: Punishment

General

  • Beattie, J. M. Crime and the Courts in England 1660-1800. Princeton, 1986.
  • Hay, Douglas. Property, Authority and the Criminal law,. In Albion's Fatal Tree: Crime and Society in Eighteenth-Century England, ed. by D. Hay and Peter Linebaugh and John G Rule and E. P Thompson and Cal Winslow. 1976.
  • King, Peter. Crime, Justice and Discretion in England, 1740-1820. Oxford, 2000.
  • Langbein, J. H. Albion's Fatal Flaws. Past and Present, 98 (1982).
  • McGowen, Randall. The Changing Face of God's Justice: The Debates over Divine and Human Punishment in Eighteenth-Century England. Criminal Justice History, 9 (1988).
  • McGowen, Randall. The Problem of Punishment in Eighteenth-Century England. In Penal Practice and Culture, 1500-1900 :Punishing the English, ed. by Simon Devereaux and Paul Griffiths. 2004.
  • Sharpe, J. A. Judicial Punishment in England. London, 1990.

Pardons

  • Beattie, J. M. Policing and Punishment in London, 1660-1750: Urban Crime and the Limits of Terror. Oxford, 2001.
  • Beattie, J. M. The Cabinet and the Management of Death at Tyburn after the Revolution of 1688-1689. In The Revolution of 1688-1689, ed. by L. Schwoerer. 1992.
  • Chadwick, Roger. Bureaucratic mercy : the Home Office and the treatment of capital cases in Victorian Britain. Garland: New York, 1992.
  • Gatrell, V. A. C. The Hanging Tree: Execution and the English People 1770-1868. Oxford, 1994.
  • Hay, Douglas. Property, Authority and the Criminal law,. In Albion's Fatal Tree: Crime and Society in Eighteenth-Century England, ed. by D. Hay and Peter Linebaugh and John G Rule and E. P Thompson and Cal Winslow. 1976.
  • King, Peter. Decision-Makers and Decision-Making in the English Criminal Law, 1750-1800. Historical Journal, 27 (1984).
  • King, Peter. Crime, Justice and Discretion in England, 1740-1820. Oxford, 2000.
  • Langbein, J. H. Albion's Fatal Flaws. Past and Present, 98 (1982).
  • Langbein, J. H. Shaping the Eighteenth-Century Criminal Trial: A View from the Ryder Sources. University of Chicago Law Review, 50:1 (1983).
  • MacKay, Lynn. Refusing the Royal Pardon: London Capital Convicts and the Reactions of the Courts and the Press, 1789. London Journal, 28 (2003).

Death

  • Beattie, J. M. London Crime and the Making of the 'Bloody Code', 1689-1718. In Stilling the Grumbling Hive, ed. by Lee Davison and T. Hitchcock and T. Keirn and R. Shoemaker. 1992.
  • Beattie, J. M. Policing and Punishment in London, 1660-1750: Urban Crime and the Limits of Terror. Oxford, 2001.
  • Brooke, Alan and Brandon, David. Tyburn: London's Fatal Tree. Stroud, 2004.
  • Campbell, Ruth. Sentence of Death by Burning for Women. Journal of Legal History, 5 (1984).
  • Cockburn, J. S. Punishment and Brutalization in the English Enlightenment. Law and History Review, 12 (1994).
  • Devereaux, Simon. Imposing the Royal Pardon: Execution, Transportation and Convict Resistance in London, 1789. Law and History Review, 25 (2007).
  • Devereaux, Simon. The Abolition of the Burning of Women in England Reconsidered. Crime, History and Societies, 9 (2005).
  • Devereaux, Simon. Recasting the Theatre of Execution: The Abolition of the Tyburn Ritual. Past & Present, 202:1 (2009).
  • Gatrell, V. A. C. The Hanging Tree: Execution and the English People 1770-1868. Oxford, 1994.
  • Handler, Phil. Forgery and the End of the 'Bloody Code'; in Early Nineteenth-Century England. Historical Journal, 48:3 (2005).
  • Jenkins, P. From Gallows to Prison? The Execution Rate in Early Modern England. Criminal Justice History, 7 (1986).
  • Laqueur, Thomas. Crowds, Carnival and the State in English Executions, 1604-1868. In The First Modern Society, ed. by A. L Beier and David Cannadine and James M Rosenheim. 1989.
  • Linebaugh, Peter. The Tyburn Riot Against the Surgeons. In Albion's Fatal Tree: Crime and Society in Eighteenth-Century England, ed. by D. Hay and Peter Linebaugh and John G Rule and E. P Thompson and Cal Winslow. 1976.
  • MacKay, Lynn. Refusing the Royal Pardon: London Capital Convicts and the Reactions of the Courts and the Press, 1789. London Journal, 28 (2003).
  • McGowen, R. History, Culture and the Death Penalty: The British Debates, 1840-1870. Historical Reflections/Réflexions historiques, 29:2 (2003).
  • McGowen, R. The Body and Punishment in Eighteenth-Century England. Journal of Modern History, 59 (1987).
  • McGowen, R. From Pillory to Gallows: The Punishment of Forgery in the Age of the Financial Revolution. Past and Present, 165 (1999).
  • McGowen, Randall. The Changing Face of God's Justice: The Debates over Divine and Human Punishment in Eighteenth-Century England. Criminal Justice History, 9 (1988).
  • McKenzie, Andrea. Martyrs in Low Life? Dying 'Game' in Augustan England. Journal of British Studies, 42 (2003).
  • Oldham, J. On Pleading the Belly: A History of the Jury of Matrons. Criminal Justice History, 6 (1985).
  • Sharpe, J. A. 'Last Dying speeches': Religion, Ideology and Public Execution in Seventeenth-Century England. Past and Present, 107 (1985).
  • Smith, Greg T. "I Could Hang Anything You Can Bring Before Me" : England's Willing Executioners In 1883. In Penal practice and culture, 1500-1900 : punishing the English, ed. by Simon Devereaux and Paul Griffiths. Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.

Imprisonment

  • Beattie, J. M. English Penal Ideas and the Origins of Imprisonment. In Taking Responsibility: Citizen Involvement in the Criminal Justice System, ed. by W. Barnes. 1995.
  • Chalklin, C. W. The Reconstruction of London's Prisons 1770-99: An Aspect of the Growth of Georgian London. London Journal, 9 (1983).
  • DeLacy, Margaret. Prison Reform in Lancashire, 1700-1850. Stanford, California, 1986.
  • Devereaux, S. The Making of the Penitentiary Act, 1775-1779. Historical Journal, 42 (1999).
  • Evans, R. The Fabrication of Virtue: Prison Architecture, 1750-1840. Cambridge, 1982.
  • Forsythe, William James. The reform of prisoners, 1830-1900. Beckenham, 1987.
  • Foucault, M. Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison. London, 1977.
  • Ignatieff, M. A Just Measure of Pain: The Penitentiary in the Industrial Revolution, 1750-1850. London, 1978; Harmondsworth, 1989.
  • Innes, J. Prisons for the Poor: English Bridewells, 1555-1800. In Labour, Law and Crime: An Historical Perspective, ed. by F. Snyder and D. Hay. 1987.
  • King, P. Punishing Assault: The Transformation of Attitudes in the English Courts. Journal of Interdisciplinary History, 27 (1996).
  • McConville, S. A History of English Prison Administration, Volume 1. London, 1981.
  • McGowen, R. A Powerful Sympathy: Terror, the Prison and Humanitarian Reform in Early Nineteenth-Century Britain. Journal of British Studies, 25 (1986).
  • Priestley, M. Philip. Victorian prison lives : English prison biography, 1830-1914.. Methuen: London, 1985.
  • Sheehan, W. H. Finding Solace in Eighteenth-Century Newgate. In Crime in England 1550-1800, ed. by J. S Cockburn. 1977.
  • Webb, Sydney and Webb, Beatrice. English Prisons Under Local Government. London, 1922.

Pillory and Whipping

  • McGowen, R. From Pillory to Gallows: The Punishment of Forgery in the Age of the Financial Revolution. Past and Present, 165 (1999).
  • Shoemaker, R. B. Streets of Shame? The Crowd and Public Punishments in London, 1700-1820. In Penal Practice and Culture, 1500-1900: Punishing the English, ed. by S. Devereaux and P. Griffiths. Palgrave, 2004.
  • Shoemaker, Robert. The London Mob: Violence and Disorder in Eighteenth-Century England. London, 2004.
  • Smith, G. T. Civilised People Don't Want to See That Kind of Thing: The Decline of Public Physical Punishment in London, 1760-1840. In Qualities of Mercy, ed. by C. Strange. 1996.

Transportation

  • Beattie, J. M. Policing and Punishment in London, 1660-1750: Urban Crime and the Limits of Terror. Oxford, 2001.
  • Coldham, P. W. The Complete Book of Emigrants in Bondage, 1614-1775. Baltimore, Maryland, 1988.
  • Devereaux, Simon. Imposing the Royal Pardon: Execution, Transportation and Convict Resistance in London, 1789. Law and History Review, 25 (2007).
  • Devereaux, Simon. In Place of Death: Transportation, Penal Practices, and the English State, 1770-1830. In Qualities of Mercy: Justice, Punishment and Discretion, ed. by C. Strange. 1996.
  • Durston, Gregory. Magwitch's Forbears: Returning from Transportation in Eighteenth-Century London. Australian Journal of Legal History, 9 (2005).
  • Ekirch, R. Bound for America: The Transportation of British Convicts to the Colonies 1718-1775. Oxford, 1987.
  • Herrup, Cynthia. Punishing Pardon: Some Thoughts on the Origins of Penal Transportation. In Penal Practice and Culture, 1500-1900: Punishing the English, ed. by Simon Devereaux and Paul Griffiths. 2004.
  • Hirst, John Bradley. Convict Society and its Enemies: A History of Early New South Wales. Sydney, 1983.
  • Hughes, R. The Fatal Shore: A History of the Transportation of Convicts to Australia 1787-1868. London, 1987.
  • Innes, J. The Role of Transportation in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century English Penal Practice. In New Perspectives in Australian History, ed. by C. Bridge. 1990.
  • Morgan, Gwenda and Rushton, Peter. Eighteenth-Century Criminal Transportation: The Formation of the Criminal Atlantic. Basingstoke, 2004.
  • Rees, Sian. The Floating Brothel: The Extraordinary True Story of an Eighteenth-Century Ship and its Cargo of Female Convicts. New York, 2002.
  • Rude, George. Protest and Punishment: The Story of the Social and Political Protesters Transported to Australia. Oxford, 1978.
  • Shaw, A. G. L. Convicts and the Colonies: A Study of Penal Transportation from Great Britain and Ireland to Australia and Other Parts of the British Empire. London, 1966, 1971.