Cultures of shame: Exploring crime and morality in Britain 1600-1900

David Nash, Anne Marie Kilday

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The first systematic study of the concept of shame from 1600-1900, showing good and bad behaviour, morality and perceptions of crime in British society at large. Single episodes in the history of shame are contextualized by discussing the historiography and theory of shame and their implications for the history of crime and social relations.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan, London
Number of pages244
ISBN (Electronic)978-0-230-30909-8
ISBN (Print)978-0-230-52570-2, 978-1-349-35794-9
Publication statusPublished - 20 Oct 2010
Externally publishedYes


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