"Villainy Detected!" Crime and Consequences in Britain and America in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
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[External Resource] Law and Order in Enlightenment Edinburgh

URL: http://www.bbc.co.uk/legacies/work/scotland/lothian/index.shtml
Title: [External Resource] Law and Order in Enlightenment Edinburgh
Creator: British Broadcasting Company
Description: This article on the BBC website describes the establishment of the Town Guard in Edinburgh, Scotland in the late seventeenth century to fight the rise in crime in the city. It also describes how the Town Guard's methods caused it to fall out of favor and be replaced by the Edinburgh Police Force in 1805.
Type: Website
Date: 2004?-
Contributor: British Broadcasting Company
 

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