Theft on trial: Prosecution, conviction and sentencing patterns in colonial Victoria and Western Australia

From Ned Kelly to Waltzing Matilda, tales of thievery dominate Australia's colonial history. Yet while theft represents one of the most pervasive forms of criminal activity, it remains an under-researched area in Australian historical scholarship. This article draws on detailed inter-jurisdicti...

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Main Author: Piper, Alana
Contributors: Durnian, Lisa
Format: Electronic Article
Published: 2017
In: The Australian and New Zealand journal of criminology
Year: 2017, Volume: 50, Issue: 1, Pages: 5-22
Online Access: Presumably Free Access
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