Crime

In ordinary language, a crime is an unlawful act punishable by a state or other authority. The term crime does not, in modern criminal law, have any simple and universally accepted definition, though statutory definitions have been provided for certain purposes. The most popular view is that crime is a category created by law; in other words, something is a crime if declared as such by the relevant and applicable law. One proposed definition is that a crime or offence (or criminal offence) is an act harmful not only to some individual but also to a community, society, or the …

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24 May 2022 English

British Society, 1939-1951 contains records from collections such as: Records of central government departments and ministries; Records of Local Organizations and Wartime Bodies; Collections of government propaganda. Users can browse, …

Social Relations Eating; Cooking Public Opinion Crime; Policing Housing; Living Conditions Publicity Campaigns;


24 May 2022 English

British Society 1939-1951 provides access to thousands of documents from the collections of eleven U.K. government departments, each responsible for dealing with and reporting on the domestic situation in Britain …

industry ● Childhood and youth ● Gender studies ● Crime and policing ● Race relations ● Economics ● Narratives


11 May 2022 English

Secret Files from World Wars to Cold War provides access to British government secret intelligence and foreign policy files from 1873 to 1953, with the majority of files dating from …

movements, operations, and Allied defence strategies ● British efforts to bring the U.S. into the war ● Japanese and German war crimes


4 May 2022 English

Cold War Eastern Europe provides access to thousands of files from the political departments of the U.K. Foreign Office responsible for dealing with and reporting on the Soviet Union and …

Union and across Eastern Europe. ● Crime and punishment, including crime levels, prison systems, labor camps


UNE · 28 February 2018 English

By the late 1930s it was widely expected, drawing on the experience of German air raids on Britain in the First World War, that if and when the next war …

its targets, seemed to consist of an increase in crime and the road toll.10 A Stourbridge alderman called


LSE · 1 January 2017 English

As well as heralding a series of momentous changes within Soviet domestic politics and society, the death of Stalin on March 5, 1953 also brought forward important shifts of tone …

1956 was undoubtedly Khrushchev’s speech to the Twentieth Party Congress in February which identified and denounced the crimes


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

two to five years." 1 4 ¡2 "The same actions committed by a person previously convicted of I especially dangerous crimes



The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

work of the services for fl the prevention of crime and the • fl maintenance of law and order,


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

consistency with respect to this kind of international crime can be detrimental to good inter-state relations


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