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  • Freddie Foreman - The Godfather of British Crimeby Freddie Foreman

    John Blake Publishing 2009; US$ 8.74

    To Britain’s criminal underworld, Freddie Foreman is the Godfather. Held responsible for the gangland killings of Ginger Marks and Frank ‘The Mad Axeman’ Mitchell, he was the punisher to those who broke the underworld’s strict code of conduct. Foreman’s dramatic kidnap and arrest for Britain’s biggest cash robbery... more...

  • Criminologyby Eamonn Carrabine; Pamela Cox; Pete Fussey; Dick Hobbs; Nigel South; Darren Thiel; Jackie Turton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    Building on the success of the second edition, Criminology: A Sociological Introduction offers a comprehensive overview of the study of criminology, from early theoretical perspectives to pressing contemporary issues such as the globalization of crime, crimes against the environment and state crime. Authored by an internationally renowned and... more...

  • Celebrated Crimes: Completeby Alexandre Dumas

    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...

  • The Positive School of Criminologyby Enrico Ferri

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Enrico Ferri was a prominent figure in the early development of the field of criminology. The school of thought that he developed, which came to be known as positivism, sought to identify and address the social, economic and environmental factors that contributed to the emergence of criminal and antisocial behavior in some people. The three lectures... more...

  • A Book of Remarkable Criminalsby H. B. Irving

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Are you fascinated by the nefarious figures in history who have opted to walk a darker path in life? Armchair criminologists will take devilish delight in this gruesome collection of true-crime tales. The volume brings together concise biographies of depraved, delusional, and just plain evil louts, ne'er-do-wells and murderers, along with gripping... more...

  • The Criminal Imbecileby Henry H. Goddard

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Although the title isn't exactly politically correct in this day and age, Henry Goddard's in-depth study of low-intelligence and developmentally disabled murderers certainly stands up to the test of time. In three detailed case studies, Goddard classifies the characteristics of different types of developmentally disabled criminals and posits... more...

  • Media Circusby Kim Goldman; Tatsha Robertson

    BenBella Books, Inc. 2015; US$ 24.95

    Imagine losing a loved one in the public eye. A media frenzy ensues and spreads your family name through the news. Reporters ambush you, and across the country, strangers gossip about your personal loss. Welcome to the circus. No one understands better than Kim Goldman the complex emotions of individuals suffering a personal tragedy under the... more...

  • Children of Monstersby Jay Nordlinger

    Encounter Books 2015; US$ 25.99

    What?s it like to be the son or daughter of a dictator? A monster on the Stalin level? What?s it like to bear a name synonymous with oppression, terror, and evil? Jay Nordlinger set out to answer that question, and does so in this book. He surveys 20 dictators in all. They are the worst of the worst: Stalin, Mao, Idi Amin, Pol Pot, Saddam Hussein,... more...

  • Historische Kriminalitätsforschungby Gerd Schwerhoff

    Campus Verlag 2011; US$ 14.00

    Gewaltrituale, organisiertes Verbrechen oder verbotene Sexualität - kaum etwas charakterisiert eine Gesellschaft anschaulicher als das, was sie als abweichendes Verhalten definiert. Folgerichtig beschäftigt sich die Geschichtswissenschaft zusehends intensiver mit den typischen Erscheinungsformen von Kriminalität und ihrem Wandel in verschiedenen Epochen.... more...

  • "Ich fühl mich nicht als Mörder!"by Christina Ullrich

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 114.48

    Dass viele NS-Täter nach dem Zusammenbruch des "Dritten Reichs" beruflich wieder Fuß fassen konnten, ist einer der wunden Punkte der deutschen Nachkriegsgesellschaft. Als gegen Ende der 1950er Jahre nach und nach gegen sie ermittelt wurde, präsentierten sich den Ermittlern vollständig integrierte und sozial reetablierte Bürger. Dieser Skandal... more...