"Villainy Detected!" Crime and Consequences in Britain and America in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
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Thieves and thieving

Title: Thieves and thieving
Creator: [Holland, Henry, W.]
Description: Holland, a clergyman, recounts his experiences ministering to thieves and writes of his accounts in order to gain an understanding of the nature of crime. He discusses the lifestyle, mindset, language, and organizational structure of thieves, as well as the measures taken by society to deter these crimes, namely prison. Through his experience, he deduces the causes of crime and elaborates on them in this article.
Type: Article
Source: Cornhill Magazine 2. July-Dec (1860): 326-344.
Date: 1860

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