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Law and Order in Sung China

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ISBN-10: 0521411211

ISBN-13: 9780521411219

Edition: 1991

Authors: Brian E. McKnight, Patrick Hannan, Denis Twitchett

List price: $204.00
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Book details

List price: $204.00
Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/30/1992
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 576
Size: 6.26" wide x 9.33" long x 1.30" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

List of figures, maps and tables
List of abbreviations
The historical context
Crimes and criminals
Informal and semiformal agencies of law enforcement
Formal civil agencies of law enforcement
The role of the military in law enforcement
Supervision of law enforcement - the role of the intendants
Personnel selection
Urban crime and urban security
The Sung penal system
Jails and jailers in the Sung
Penal registration
The death penalty
Modifications of penalties