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  • Brighton Crime & Vice: 1800-2000by Douglas d'Enno

    Wharncliffe 2007; US$ 8.99

    Brighton has a dark side - it has a well-deserved reputation as a hotbed of crime. Robbery, violence, murder and every type of vice have flourished in this seaside town. And in this compelling book, Douglas d'Enno records, in graphic detail, two centuries of this criminal history in all its shocking variety. Using a convenient A to Z format, he... more...

  • Foul Deeds & Suspicious Deaths in Colchesterby Patrick Denney

    Wharncliffe 2005; US$ 8.99

    Colchester historian Patrick Denney takes the reader on a sinister journey from the religious persecutions of Queen Mary's time to the twentieth century, meeting villains, cut-throats, arsonists and lunatics along the way. The book is based on original research and recalls many grisly events and sad or unsavoury individuals whose fate has hitherto... more...

  • Foul Deeds and Suspicious Deaths in and Around Barnsleyby Geoffrey Howse

    Wharncliffe 2007; US$ 8.99

    Barnsley and the surrounding area has a dark and sinister past. There were many foul deeds committed throughout the centuries of the most heinous kind -and many suspicious circumstances. Poverty was at the root of many of the early cases. During the Victorian period some seemingly uncaring magistrates appeared to take the view that to be poor was a... more...

  • A Grim Almanac of Georgian Londonby Graham Jackson; Cate Ludlow

    The History Press 2013; US$ 4.36

    The Georgian era was perhaps one of the most shocking, gory, vice-ridden and downright surprising in the capital's history. From an anaconda attack at the Tower of London to a ghost in Regent's Park, a murder at the House of Commons, a body-snatching case which horrified all of London, a murderer who advertised for a new wife in The Times and a decapitated... more...

  • Criminal Liverpoolby Daniel K Longman

    The History Press 2013; US$ 4.36

    Criminal Liverpool is an entertaining and informative round-up of some of the strangest, most bloodthirsty, despicable and comical crimes that took place in and around Liverpool from the Victorian era up to the mid-twentieth century. Daniel Longman's painstaking research has uncovered many cases that have been long forgotten, and sheds new light on... more...

  • Whisky, Wars, Riots and Murderby Malcolm Archibald

    Black & White Publishing 2013; US$ 2.90

    The Highlands and Islands of Scotland are full of iconic places, beautiful landscapes and flourishing wildlife, but its past has seen horrifying and brutal crime of all sorts. Nineteenth-century life in the Highlands was not easy. Rather than a rural idyll, the glens and moors were home to poachers and whisky smugglers, while the towns were often... more...

  • Global Obligations for the Right to Foodby George Kent

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 27.99

    A child may be born into a poor country, but not a poor world. If global human rights are to be meaningful, they must be universal. Global Obligations for the Right to Food assesses the nature and depth of the global responsibility to provide adequate food to the world's population. more...

  • Time-Out' in the Land of Apuby Hia Sen

    Springer 2013; US$ 59.99

    Within Childhood Research starkly different theoretical and empirical concerns characterize the global south-north divide. Hia Sen attempts to bridge the gap in Childhood Research which usually addresses childhoods differently according to their 'developing/developed', 'western/non-western' contexts, and finds its middle ground in the... more...

  • Reconstructing Criminality in Latin Americaby Carlos A. Aguirre; Robert Buffington

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 29.99

    The only reader currently available on criminality in Latin America, Reconstructing Criminality in Latin America reconstructs the way in which different Latin American societies have viewed, described, defined, and reacted to criminal behavior. Crime in Latin America is explored in terms of gender, race, class, and criminological theory. The highly... more...

  • Unscorched (NHB Modern Plays)by Luke Owen

    Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 14.57

    A courageous and convincing play that sensitively tackles the important subject of child abuse. Tom works in digital analysis, investigating crimes against children. Faced with watching recordings of the most unforgiveable acts on a daily basis, in a job that barely anyone else can endure, he struggles to retain his humanity. Meeting Emily might... more...