Law and Government in England During the Long Eighteenth Century: From Consent to Command (Studies in Modern History)
By: David Lemmings (author)Paperback
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Over the long eighteenth century English governance was transformed by large adjustments to the legal instruments and processes of power. This book documents and analyzes these shifts and focuses upon the changing relations between legal authority and the English people.
DAVID LEMMINGSProfessor of History at the University of Adelaide, Australia. He has published several books on legal culture and governance in eighteenth century England andis editor (with Clare Walker) of Moral Panics, the Media and Law in Early Modern England (2009).
Preface and Acknowledgements List of Tables Note on Works Cited in Endnotes Introduction: Law, Consent and Command The Local Experience of Law and Authority: Quarter Sessions, JPs, and the People Going to Law: the Rise and Fall of Civil Litigation Crime and the Administration of Criminal Law: Problems, Solutions, and Participation Parliament, Legislation and the People: the Idea and Experience of Leviathan Conclusion: Governance, People and Law in the Eighteenth Century
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