"This collection of essays has its origins in a conference entitled 'Crime, law and popular culture in Europe since 1500' which was hosted by the Moore Institute for Research in the Humanities and Social Studies at the National University of Ireland, Galway"--Acknowledgements.
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1. Popular violence and its prosecution in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century France / Julius R. Ruff 2. The containment of violence in Central European cities, 1500-1800 / Joachim Eibach 3. Royal justice, popular culture and violence : homicide in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Castile / Rudy Chaulet 4. Prosecution and public participation : the case of early modern Sweden / Maria Kaspersson 5. Towards a legal anthropology of the early modern isle of man / James Sharpe 6. 'For fear of the vengeance' : the prosecution of homicide in pre-famine and famine Ireland / Richard McMahon 7. Violent crime and the public weal in England, 1700-1900 / Greg T. Smith 8. Atonement and domestic homicide in late Victorian Scotland / Carolyn A. Conley 9. 'A second Ireland'? Crime and popular culture in nineteenth-century Wales / Richard W. Ireland.