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Understanding the Gallows in Eighteenth Century London

Randall McGowen, University of Oregon



Hebert Hall
Room 201


Sponsored by the Center for Ethics and Public Affairs and the Department of History.

Reception to follow.

About the Speaker

Randall McGowen is Professor of History at the University of Oregon and a leading authority on the social history of crime. With Donna Andrew, he is the author of The Perreaus and Mrs. Rudd: Forgery and Betrayal in Eighteenth-Century, (University of California Press, 2001). His other works include studies on the history of forgery, prisons, the death penalty, and criminal law in eighteenth and nineteenth-century England.

Filed under: Public Lectures, Ethics and Public Affairs Lectures