Essays in the History of Canadian Law: Crime and Criminal Justice in Canadian History
Published: November 1994© 1994
584 Pages, 6.02 x 9.06 x 1.50 in
This fifth volume in the distinguished series on the history of Canadian law turns to the important issues of crime and criminal justice. In examining crime and criminal law specifically, the volume contributes to the long-standing concern of Canadian historians with law, order, and authority.
The volume covers criminal justice history at various times in British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec, and the Maritimes. It is a study which opens up greater vistas of understanding to all those interested in the interstices of law, crime, and punishment.