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  • Foul Deeds and Suspicious Deaths in Coventryby David McGrory

    Wharncliffe 2004; US$ 8.99

    Foul Deeds and Suspicious Deaths in Coventry takes the reader on a sinister journey from medieval times to the twentieth century, meeting villains, cut-throats, traitors, witches, martyrs and suicidal lovers along the way. David McGrory records crime and punishment in the city in all its shocking variety. Among the many awful episodes he recalls are... more...

  • Dead Endby Jeanne King

    M. Evans & Company 2002; US$ 20.99

    The focus of this book is the trial and conviction of Sante and Kenneth Kimes for the bizarre murder of Irene Silverman, whose New York mansion they were attempting to steal. more...

  • The Real George Freemanby Tony Reeves

    Hybrid Publishers 2013; US$ 9.99

    Sin City, 1970s. Crooked cops take the cream off the top of crime profits. Judges frequent illegal gambling dens. The winners of races are known before the horses have run. Heroin floods the streets, And the fight for the control of the trade sees men being gunned down left and right. This is the world of George Freeman. Often portrayed as a charming... more...

  • Fleeced!by David Craig; Matthew Elliot

    Constable & Robinson 2013; US$ 13.11

    Over the past decade some 3 trillion - equivalent to 50,000 for every person in Britain - has been taken from us by the ruling elites. Half was wasted in a splurge of poorly-managed public spending in the 'boom', while the other half evaporated in the 'bust' - siphoned off by city bonuses, vaporised by a collapse in pension savings and extorted... more...

  • The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Criminologyby Liqun Cao; Ivan Y. Sun; Bill Hebenton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 220.00

    The book presents a coherent and systematic guide to the current state-of-the-art research and theory in criminology in China and Greater China and will be of interest to those engaged with crime and criminal justice and Asian Studies. more...

  • Child Protection and Child Welfareby John Dixon; Penelope Welbourne

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2013; US$ 95.00

    A comparative international volume on child protection, looking at the culture of child welfare and protection across a broad range of countries. This book evaluates policies and structures already in place, and suggests useful guidelines for good practice for professionals working with children from international communities at risk of harm. more...

  • Square Mile Bobbiesby Stephen Wade

    The History Press 2013; US$ 18.94

    Square Mile Bobbies is a history and casebook of the City of London Police between 1839, when the force was first established after general recognistion that London was not being policed effectively, and the Second World War. During this time the City Police were involved in a succession of major cases, from the attempted assassination of the Rothschilds... more...

  • There's Been A Murder!by Harry Morris

    Black & White Publishing 2010; US$ 7.28

    Harry the Polis is back, with blue lights flashing and sirens blaring, in Volume 8 of the series! The hilarious adventures of Glasgow?s favourite laughing policeman continue with his latest collection of stories, jokes, tales and anecdotes in There?s Been A Murder! You?ll die laughing at Glasgow?s post office pusher aspiring to be the next Howard... more...

  • UNICEF (United Nations Children's Fund)by Richard Jolly

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 27.95

    This book provides an in-depth analysis of UNICEF?s development and operations, whilst exploring the significance of UNICEF?s achievements and the reasons behind them. UNICEF is one of the best known organizations of the United Nations system and the oldest of the UN?s development funds. It is also the part of the UN which consistently receives... more...

  • Crime in Early Modern England 1550-1750by James A Sharpe

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95

    Still the only general survey of the topic available, this widely-used exploration of the incidence, causes and control of crime in Early Modern England throws a vivid light on the times. It uses court archives to capture vividly the everyday lives of people who would otherwise have left little mark on the historical record. This new edition - fully... more...