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By Chantal Stebbings

The belief used to be a well-liked machine one of the Victorian heart sessions to maintain their inner most estate for the good thing about their households. on the centre of this criminal establishment was once the trustee, whose responsibility it used to be to regulate the valuables because the unique proprietor needed. of their job of coping with the valuables, Victorian trustees came across themselves in a society which was once altering speedily and greatly, a brand new advertisement and dynamic society which had a profound impression on their skill to hold out their tasks. This ebook explores the criminal reaction to the demanding situations confronted by way of trustees, and does so in the course of the assorted relationships which trustees inevitably skilled during their management. A attention of the felony measurement to trusteeship, this ebook units the trustee in his criminal, social and monetary context. will probably be of curiosity to criminal historians, in addition to to historians of nineteenth-century Britain.

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