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- Simon & Schuster 2013; US$ 21.00
In this brilliant history of Prohibition and its most notorious gangster, acclaimed biographer Laurence Bergreen takes us to the gritty streets of Chicago where Al Capone forged his sinister empire. Bergreen shows the seedy and glamorous sides of the age, the rise of Prohibition, the illicit liquor trade, the battlefield that was Chicago. Delving... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
The relationship between ageing and crime has been a much neglected issue, the focus rather being on youth. This books aims to redress this imbalance, bringing together a group of leading authorities to address key issues on the subject of crime and ageing, considering older people as both victims and perpetrators of crime, and looking too at conditions... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2013; US$ 17.49
See No Evil is based on the life story of a Jewish kid from the Bronx who, through his childhood defence of a bullied young boy, became a trusted friend and, later, physician to New York mafia dons, while simultaneously securing and maintaining a career as a high-flying surgeon at home among the city?s chattering classes. The doctor was forced to... more...
- Verlagsgruppe Hüthig Jehle Rehm 2013; US$ 9.98
Hauptbeschreibung Kevin Mitnick, einst der meistgesuchte Verbrecher der USA, saß fünf Jahre im Gefängnis, weil er in zahlreiche Netzwerke großer Firmen eingebrochen war. Dabei bediente er sich häufig nicht nur seiner umfassenden technischen Hacker-Kenntnisse, sondern überlistete praktisch jedes Sicherheitssystem, indem er sich Passwörter erschlich,... more...
- Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2013; US$ 9.99
"It wasn't until I was twelve years old that I knew for certain that my father was a gangster. Even then, I knew not to ask any questions."Karen Gravano is the daughter of Sammy 'the Bull' Gravano, one of the Mafia's most feared hitmen. With nineteen confessed murders, the former Gambino Family underboss was John Gotti's... more...
- Edhasa 2013; US$ 27.65
Sobre todo en el mundo anglosajón, la bibliografía sobre la guerra de Crimea (1853-1856) es muy abundante, y en principio podría resultar extraño que alguien como Orlando Figes dedicara un libro al tema, pues es además su primer libro sobre una guerra. Sin embargo, lo que es evidente que un autor del prestigio de Figes si aborda la guerra de Crimea... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95
This book aims to both reflect and take forward current thinking on comparative and cross-national and cross-cultural aspects of the history of crime. Its content is wide-ranging: some chapters discuss the value of comparative approaches in aiding understanding of comparative history, and providing research directions for the future; others address... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2012; US$ 10.67
Mad Frankie Fraser has become a household name, known to millions as one of London's most notorious gangsters. In Mad Frank's London - his fourth book - Frank continues the shocking stories of his life of crime. Frankie Fraser recalls the good and the bad times, brings the criminals of his acquaintance to life, and guides us through the darker streets... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00
Former Prussian soldier Herman "Baron" Lamm (1890-1930) adapted his military training to a much less noble occupation after moving to America, developing a reputation as one of history's most brilliant and efficient bank robbers. Lamm's time fell between Butch Cassidy and John Dillinger's notorious careers, and Lamm never received... more...