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White-Collar Crime in Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth-Century Britain

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White-Collar Crime in Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth-Century Britain by John Benson
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This book throws new light on white-collar crime, criminals and criminality in late nineteenth and early twentieth-century Britain. It does so by considering the life of one man, Jesse Varley (1869-1929), who embezzled more than GBP80,000 from Wolverhampton Corporation, and for a decade and more enjoyed an ostentatiously extravagant lifestyle. He was discovered, and despite serving a period of penal servitude, he turned again to white-collar crime (this time in Sheffield). Sentenced again to penal servitude, he died a few years later in Liverpool in what were said to be 'very poor circumstances'.

Author Biography

John Benson is Emeritus Professor of History at the University of Wolverhampton, UK.
Release date NZ
December 5th, 2019
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
1 Halftones, black and white
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
142
Dimensions
165x220x25
ISBN-13
9781138319011
Product ID
31124740

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