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Sydney in ferment : crime, dissent and official reaction, 1788 to 1973.

Grabosky, Peter N.


Crime fascinates many members of the public. They are eager to know what forms it takes, whether kinds of crime change, what measures are taken to combat it. Sydney in Ferment draws widely on primary sources, many previously unpublished. It focuses on trends in criminal behaviour, political dissidencc, collective violence and crime control polices in New South Wales from Phillip{u2019}s landing in 1788 to the early 1970s. It investigates variations in rates and types of crime and threats to...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 1977
Type: Book
Access Rights: Open Access


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