Key Writings on Subcultures, 1535-1727

Classics from the Underworld

Edited by Various

© 2008 – Routledge

3,184 pages

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Hardback: 9780415473354
pub: 2008-03-27
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About the Book

This collection is a facsimile reprint of five exceptional books that provide fascinating insights into subversive movements from the sixteenth through to the eighteenth centuries. These volumes will be of interest to researchers in sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth century history and also to those studying literature in these periods.

This set includes the following volumes:

Volume 1: The Elizabethan Underworld - a Collection of Tudor and Early Stuart Tracts and Ballads

Volume 2: The English Rogue - described in the life of Meriton Latroon a witty extravagant being a complete history of the most eminent cheats of both sexes

Volume 3: A Complete History of the Lives and Robberies of the Most Notorious Highwaymen, Footpads, Shoplifts and Cheats of Both Sexes

Volume 4: A General History of the Robberies and Murders of the Most Notorious Pirates - from their first rise and settlement in the Island of Providence to the present year

Volume 5: Lives of the Most Remarkable Criminals - who have been condemned and executed for murder, the highway, housebreaking, street robberies, coining or other offences

Table of Contents

Volume 1: The Elizabethan Underworld - a Collection of Tudor and Early Stuart Tracts and Ballads

Volume 2: The English Rogue- described in the life of Meriton Latroon a witty extravagant being a complete history of the most eminent cheats of both sexes

Volume 3: A Complete History of the Lives and Robberies of the Most Notorious Highwaymen, Footpads, Shoplifts and Cheats of Both Sexes

Volume 4: A General History of the Robberies and Murders of the Most Notorious Pirates - from their first rise and settlement in the Island of Providence to the present year

Volume 5: Lives of the Most Remarkable Criminals - who have been condemned and executed for murder, the highway, housebreaking, street robberies, coining or other offences

About the Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS015000
HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain
HIS037040
HISTORY / Modern / 17th Century
REF020000
REFERENCE / Research