An exploration of the 1932 felony rebellion in Dartmoor Convict felony. some of the most infamous and harmful in English legal historical past, it bought extraordinary public and media consciousness. This e-book examines the explanations, occasions and effects to shed new mild on criminal cultures and violence in addition to penal coverage and public attitudes.

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