Identity and Identity Theft

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Steve Hindle of the University of Warwick shows how contemporary issues relating to international migration were also present in 17th century parish migration. He looks at how authorities throughout British history used different technologies to try to stop forgery and theft and control migration.

This talk was delivered as part of the Using Archival Sources to Inform Contemporary Policy Debates conference.

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Language English
Place England
Lesson Owner The National Archives
Skill Level Intermediate
Lesson Creation Date 2 July 2010
Presenter Steve Hindle

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