The Great Pictorial History of World Crime (2 Volumes)

By Jay Robert Nash

The substantial and mysterious global of criminals, from precedent days throughout the 21st century, is vividly captured in The nice Pictorial background of global Crime. This specific and impressive reference paintings chronicles each significant legal act from each period. A definitive reference resource to all over the world crime, this unprecedented survey is geared up into 16 chapters:

  • Assassination
  • Bigamy
  • Burglary
  • Cannibalism
  • Celebrity Slayings
  • Drugs
  • Fraud
  • Gangs, Gangsters, and arranged Crime
  • Kidnapping
  • Mass Murder
  • Piracy
  • Robbery
  • Secret legal Societies
  • Serial Killers
  • Terrorism
  • Unsolved Homicides

Each bankruptcy starts with an essay that introduces the subject and offers a concise evaluation of the old, social, and political importance of the crime. topics are additional built crime by way of crime via descriptive entries masking the felony acts, modus operandi, legal historical past info, and factors, besides insightful anecdotes.

In addition to being a being an essential and informative historic and sociological reference paintings, The nice Pictorial heritage of worldwide Crime positive factors greater than 2,500 illustrations. greater than a chronicle of chilling occasions, those volumes supply gripping studying for someone attracted to actual crime, legislation enforcement, criminology, and legal justice.

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