Crime, Punishment, and Popular Culture, 1790-1920

About Crime, Punishment, and Popular Culture, 1790-1920
Crime, Punishment, and Popular Culture, 1790-1920 presents a broad history of crime in the long nineteenth century derived from French, German, Spanish, Australian, British and U.S. sources. The collection includes trial transcripts, court proceedings, police and forensic documents, photographs, true crime literature and detective novels, and newspaper accounts. This archive appeals to scholars in the fields of history, literature, law and criminal justice, as well as other fields.