Albion's Fatal Tree: Crime and Society in Eighteenth-Century England.
Packed with information on the judicial terror exercised by the ruling class to maintain control, the deeply resentful and insubordinate population, and the rise of the legal system the powerful employed. Several detailed studies are included. Companion book to Whigs and Hunters. Book is a little worn and there are a few underlines. Pantheon. 1975. Paper. USED. $3.50