Introduction to edited collection offering multi-disciplinary reflections and analysis on a variety of themes centred on nineteenth century executions in the UK, many specifically related to the fundamental change in capital punishment culture as the execution moved from the public arena to behind the prison wall. By examining a period of dramatic change in punishment practice, this collection of essays provides a fresh historical perspective on nineteenth century execution culture, with a focus on Scotland, Wales and the regions of England.
|Title of host publication||Execution Culture in Nineteenth Century Britain|
|Subtitle of host publication||From Public Spectacle to Hidden Ritual|
|Editors||Patrick Low, Helen Rutherford, Clare Sandford-Couch|
|Place of Publication||New York|
|Publication status||Published - 30 Sep 2020|
|Name|| SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories|