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Author Symonds, Deborah A., 1951-

Title Notorious murders, black lanterns, and moveable goods : transformation of Edinburgh's underworld in the early nineteenth century / Deborah A. Symonds
Edition First edition
Published Akron, OH : University of Akron Press, 2005

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Description xiv, 180 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Series on international, political, and economic history
Series on international, political, and economic history.
Contents Introduction -- The notorious murders in the west port in 1828 -- Common thievery in the old town in 1828 -- The spectacular "Burke mania" trial -- The criminal household -- The transformation of the shadow economy in 1828
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Crime -- Economic aspects -- Scotland -- Edinburgh -- History -- 19th century.
Murder -- Scotland -- Edinburgh -- History -- 19th century.
Theft -- Scotland -- Edinburgh -- History -- 19th century.
Informal sector (Economics) -- Scotland -- Edinburgh -- History -- 19th century.
Edinburgh (Scotland) -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Edinburgh (Scotland) -- Economic conditions -- 19th century.
LC no. 2005004167
ISBN 1931968276 cloth alkaline paper
Other Titles Murder, theft, and the transformation of Edinburgh's shadow economy