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Edmund Burke and the British Empire in the West IndiesWealth, Power, and Slavery

Edmund Burke and the British Empire in the West Indies: Wealth, Power, and Slavery

P. J. Marshall

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198841203
eISBN:
9780191876738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841203.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History, British and Irish Modern History

In the later eighteenth century the West Indian sugar islands were a source of conspicuous wealth for some individuals and an important addition to the resources of Great Britain. They were generally ... More

Night RaidersBurglary and the Making of Modern Urban Life in London, 1860-1968

Night Raiders: Burglary and the Making of Modern Urban Life in London, 1860-1968

Eloise Moss

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198840381
eISBN:
9780191875960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840381.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

Night Raiders: Burglary and the Making of Modern Urban Life in London, 1860–1968 is the first history of burglary in modern Britain. Until 1968, burglary was defined in law as occurring only between ... More

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