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Domestic Violence and Assault

  • J. Carter Wood, Violence and Crime in Nineteenth-Century England
  • Anna Clark, Women’s Silence, Men’s Violence: Sexual Assault in England, 1770-1845
  • Anna Clark, ‘Humanity or Justice? Wife-beating and the Law in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries’, in Carol Smart, Regulating Womanhood: Historical Essays on Marriage, Motherhood and Sexuality
  • Clive Emsley, Hard Men: Violence in England Since 1750
  • Elizabeth Foyster, Marital Violence: An English Family History, 1660-1857
  • Drew D. Gray, ‘The Regulation of Violence in the Metropolis : the Prosecution of Assault in the Summary Courts, c.1780-1820’, London Journal, 32 (2007), pp. 75-87
  • James Hammerton, Cruelty and Companionship: Conflict in Nineteenth-Century Married Life
  • M. Hunt, ‘Wife-Beating, Domesticity and Women's Independence in Eighteenth-Century London’, Gender and History, 4 (1992), pp. 10–33.
  • N. Rogers, ‘Policing the Poor in Eighteenth-Century London: The Vagrancy Laws and their Administration’,Histoire Sociale/Social History, 47 (1991), pp. 127–47.
  • Robert Shoemaker, The London Mob: Violence and Disorder in Eighteenth-Century England
  • N. Tomes, ‘A Torrent of Abuse: Crimes of Violence between Working-Class Men and Women in London, 1840-75’, Journal of Social History, 11 (1978), pp. 328-45