The Spectacle of Security: Lock-Picking Competitions and the Security Industry in mid-Victorian Britain
in History Workshop Journal
October 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .
Journal Article. Subjects: History of Gender and Sexuality; Public History; Labour History; Oral History; Social and Cultural History. 10529 words.
Despite decades of research on the history of crime, policing and punishment, historical work on security remains in its infancy. This article contributes a detailed analysis of a series of...