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Sunday, May 10, 2009

Podcast: Catching Victorian and Edwardian criminals on paper

"The problem of serious habitual criminals and how to keep track of them greatly exercised the minds of our Victorian and Edwardian forebears. This lecture focuses on the methods utilised by police and government to record and monitor such offenders, and how the surviving records can be used by present-day historians to investigate both historical and contemporary questions concerning serious and persistent crime - UK National Archives

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