Crime and Punishment Through Time

GCSE Topic Pack

Author: Holly Wild. Web Editor: Simon Brown, 2nd February 2012

Crime and Punishment is a development study that forms part of the SHP GCSE history course. It traces the concepts of, attitudes and approaches to crime and punishment and the maintainence of law and order through time.  This helpful summary, written by a recent student, for students will guide you through an overview of your crime and punishment course and provide a useful basis for your revision. Split into handy chronological sections, you can use the guide easily as you move through the course.

Crime and Punishment

  • Roman Crime and Punishment (c.500BC - c.400 AD)
  • Anglo-Saxon Crime and Punishment (c.400AD - c.1066AD)
  • Medieval Crime and Punishment (c.1066 to 1500)
  • Early Modern Crime and Punishment (c.1500 - c.1750)
  • Industrial Britain Crime and Punishment (c.1750 - c.1900)
  • 20th Century Crime and Punishment

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