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- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 2.99
African-American journalist and activist Ida B. Wells played a major role in shedding light on the widespread practice of lynching in the United States. In this gripping account, Wells details the riots that erupted in New Orleans in 1900 following the death of a white police officer at the hands of African-American activist Robert Charles and which... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
The epidemic of lynching that gripped the American South in the decades after the Civil War and the end of slavery has been glossed over and understated in many history books. Activist Ida B. Wells took it upon herself to document this shameful practice and its prevalence throughout the region and, to a lesser extent, the entire country in a series... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 4.99
Today recognized as a genius of advertising and promotion, circus owner P. T. Barnum was the target of a great deal of ire and controversy during his lifetime. Many of his critics denounced him for knowingly perpetuating gimmicks and frauds. In the thoroughly entertaining volume The Humbugs of the World, Barnum displays his wit, intelligence, and a... more...
- New Horizon Press 2015; US$ 15.95
Based on previously unavailable information and nearly two decades of research, Crime Incorporated reveals for the first time all the unsavoury facts of the Mob's bloody evolution from a gang of uncouth, bumbling killers into the highly organized, smoothly running 'corporation' it is today. William Balsamo, great-nephew of the first godfather,... more...
- Dundurn 2015; US$ 12.99
In the 1850s, Dr. William Henry King murdered his wife and nearly got away with it. His capture, trial, and shocking execution riveted the countryside, but left questions that still linger. Now, based on original documents from witnesses, forensics, and sensational media coverage, Dan Buchanan finally lays bare the whole story of the King case. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 35.99
As long as the United States has banks, robbers will try to steal from them. A History of Heists details trends in bank robbery, including how advances in law enforcement and security have foiled many bandits. The ostensible goal of every bank robbery is to get the money, but it is a crime that often has a strong hold on the popular imagination.... more...
- The Spinney Press 2015; US$ 30.00
Child sexual abuse can cause significant physical and emotional harm to a child, which lasts into adulthood. What are the myths and misunderstandings about child sexual abuse? The book explores the prevalence, forms and impacts of child sexual abuse, and the responses to disclosure of child abuse by children and survivors. How can society break the... more...
- Garrett County Press 2005; US$ 9.99
On New Year's Eve in New Orleans, 1972, Mark James Essex began one of the most violent and deadly sniper attacks on policemen that any American city had ever seen. It was yet another tragic journey down the road of hatred, and before it ended one week later, hundreds of heavily armed police and a Marine Corps assault helicopter would be called to... more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 6.99
Learn more about some of the most infamous criminals ever to walk the earth in this massive compilation from one of the foremost writers of historical fiction, Alexandre Dumas. In often-chilling detail, Dumas recounts murders, heists, and all manner of malfeasance from centuries of European history. more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 41.98
Hauptbeschreibung Das deutsche Recht des Glücksspiels ist nach unzähligen Gerichtsentscheidungen nationaler und supranationaler Provenienz sowie nach umfangreicher legislativer Tätigkeit im Fluss. Ulrich Haltern setzt sich mit der Frage auseinander, ob das deutsche Glücksspielrecht nach dem Glücksspiel-Staatsvertrag den gemeinschaftsrechtlichen Anforderungen... more...