The Great Pictorial History of World Crime (2 Volumes)
Jay Robert Nash
The titanic and mysterious international of criminals, from precedent days throughout the 21st century, is vividly captured in The nice Pictorial historical past of global Crime. This distinctive and stunning reference paintings chronicles each significant felony act from each period. A definitive reference resource to around the world crime, this extraordinary survey is geared up into 16 chapters:
- Celebrity Slayings
- Gangs, Gangsters, and arranged Crime
- Mass Murder
- Secret legal Societies
- Serial Killers
- Unsolved Homicides
Each bankruptcy starts off with an essay that introduces the subject and gives a concise evaluation of the ancient, social, and political importance of the crime. topics are additional constructed crime by means of crime via descriptive entries masking the legal acts, modus operandi, legal history details, and factors, besides insightful anecdotes.
In addition to being a being an essential and informative ancient and sociological reference paintings, The nice Pictorial historical past of global Crime gains greater than 2,500 illustrations. greater than a chronicle of chilling occasions, those volumes supply gripping examining for somebody attracted to actual crime, legislation enforcement, criminology, and legal justice.
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