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- Faber & Faber 2012; US$ 9.99
These were the crimes that were meant to change the world, and sometimes did. The book connects the killing of the Kennedys or the murder that sparked the First World War with less well-known stories, such as the Berlin shooting of an instigator of the Armenian genocide or the attack on an American 'robber baron'. Taking in Malcolm X and Queen Victoria,... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00
Criminals use explosives to kill, maim, and intimidate, and as a tool for robbing banks, safes, homes, and other targets. Terrorists first utilized explosives in the 17th century in a failed plot to assassinate England's King James I. Since then, militant groups such as the Irish Republican Army, the Ku Klux Klan, and al Qaeda have used bombings... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 75.00
Organized crime has played a significant social role in cultures all over the world. This is the first book to establish a timeline of global organized criminal activity, which spans eight millennia. Entries are arranged chronologically and represent many facets of the criminal underground, including the birth of major players in crime as well as law... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 36.00
This book examines religious self-understanding in terms of the concept of purity. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 42.00
Drug Enforcement Administration details the numerous fronts in the unit's ever-expanding fight against drug traffickers and describes the tactics used to bring them to justice. Key topics covered include:. -The DEA's history and predecessor agencies. -Marijuana smuggling and use. -Mexican drug cartels. -South American drug cartels. -Narco-terrorism.... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 75.00
Does the CIA covertly utilize ?mind control? drugs and techniques? Are satanic messages subliminally hidden in popular music? Were Freemasons behind London?s Jack the Ripper murders? Did Kurt Cobain really commit suicide, or was he murdered? Did American astronauts really walk on the moon or was the whole event concocted on a sound stage? Does your... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 102.00
This reference offers a comprehensive survey of how the underworld takes advantage of new technologies, tools and techniques and adapts them for nefarious purposes. It also looks at how the authorities fight back, prevent crime and capture criminals. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2002; US$ 90.00
This encyclopedia explores the sinister criminal activity of kidnapping. More than 900 entries survey kidnappings from Biblical times to the present, detailing notorious kinappers, well-known victims, infamous cases as well as numerous other examples of this crime. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 102.00
"The Encyclopaedia of Serial Killers, Second Edition" provides accurate information on hundreds of serial murder cases - from early history to the present. Written in a non-sensational manner, this authoritative encyclopaedia debunks many of the myths surrounding this most notorious of criminal activities. New major serial killers have come... more...