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- The History Press 2010; US$ 3.99
A Grim Almanac of Old Berkshire is a day-by-day catalogue of ghastly tales dating from the twelfth to the twentieth centuries. Full of torment and torture, heinous homicides and cataclysms of nature, these pages contain multiple murders, horrendous hauntings and audacious thefts. Have you heard the story of the pub landlord who attempted to end it... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 3.99
Neil R Storey's macabre calendar chronicles the darker side of life in Essex. Murderers and footpads, pimps and prostitutes, riots, rebels, bizarre funerals, disaster and peculiar medicine all feature. The book is illustrated with engravings, newspaper reports, photographs and original documents. If it is horrible, if it is ghastly, if it is strange,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
The history of terrorism stretches back nearly two thousand years and terrorism, both in the forms of terrorist groups and terror regimes, is an inherent part of the modern world: from Anarchist groups to al-Qaida; from Hitler's Germany and SS to al-Bashir's Sudan and Janjaweed militias. It is a subject of high current interest that is rarely out... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95
This first volume in a new series comprises nine contributions originally presented at a workshop supported by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Berlin in August, 1994. Topics range from right-wing violence in North America to the development, patterns, and causes of violence against fore more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 63.00
Researchers in contemporary history have only recently turned their attention to government activities to combat ?old? terrorism and its socio-cultural implications. This compendium takes a much-needed next step by comparing the history of confrontation between democracy and terrorism and examining different anti-terrorism policies in... more...
- Agency for Social Reconstruction 2013; US$ 24.95
ìRainbowsî dissects the South African ìmiracleî across a vast landscape from the shack settlements of Marikana to the highest levels of government and corporate behaviour in the South Africa mining industry. It sets out what we know about the Markana massacre against the background of hazardous work conditions in the mines two decades... more...
- BenBella Books, Inc. 2014; US$ 11.99
This book is not about OJ. Simpson or his "Dream Team." This book is not another rehash of the "Trial of the Century." It is about Ron Golman and his blended family. Overnight and through tragedy, this quiet, closely knit family became enmeshed in one of the ugliest and most controversial crimes in recent history. The Goldmans provide a wrenching... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
?This work goes where other books fear to tread.? It reaches the parts other scholars might imagine in their dreams but would neither have the international reach nor the critical acumen and?forensic?flourish to deliver.? Alan Read, King's College London ?This book is not only timely.? It is overdue ? and it is a masterpiece unrivalled by any book... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
Since the legalisation of off-course cash betting in 1960, and the rise of varying forms of gambling, the British have come to be known as a nation of gamblers. Until this study was published in 1976, barely any evidence existed against which to assess the claim that gambling had become a major social problem. The authors present data drawn from area... more...