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    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 24.00

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    Wild Dingo Press 2010; US$ 9.99

    This moving and poignant work gives the reader a rare insight into the contented ‘milk and honey’ life of a simple Afghan family before the civil war ripped their country apart. The lives and centuries-old livelihood of farmers, craftsmen and small business owners were destroyed in just weeks and months. As a member of the Hazara tribe, hated... more...

  • The Adventures of a Female Trampby A-No. 1

    Garrett County Press 2012; US$ 0.99

    First published in 1914, this detailed account of female hobos is a rare and beautiful example of early American storytelling. The Adventures of a Female Tramp is social history, presenting vagabond underground culture with humor, excitement and a flare for the dramatic. Each of the cross-country adventures are told by "the famous hobo" A. No. 1 who... more...

  • Society Murdersby Hilary Bonney

    Allen & Unwin 2003; US$ 17.15

    The story of the 'society murders' that rocked a family, a class and a city to its very core. more...

  • Aftermathby Susan J. Brison

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 31.95 US$ 29.07

    On July 4, 1990, while on a morning walk in southern France, Susan Brison was attacked from behind, severely beaten, sexually assaulted, strangled to unconsciousness, and left for dead. She survived, but her world was destroyed. Her training as a philosopher could not help her make sense of things, and many of her fundamental assumptions about the... more...

  • Bank Fraudby Revathi Subramanian

    Wiley 2014; US$ 45.00 US$ 39.50

    Learn how advances in technology can help curb bank fraud Fraud prevention specialists are grappling with ever-mounting quantities of data, but in today's volatile commercial environment, paying attention to that data is more important than ever. Bank Fraud provides a frank discussion of the attitudes, strategies, and—most importantly—the... more...

  • Homeland Security Law and Policyby William C. Nicholson

    Charles C Thomas 2005; US$ 65.95

    Homeland Security Law and Policy discusses relationships abroad, the mission of federal, state, and local governments here at home, and the best way to ìprovide for the common defenseî in a unique and incredibly helpful way. Presented in eight sections, the first examines homeland security and emergency management, defines homeland security... more...

  • The Serial Killer Filesby Harold Schechter

    Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 23.00

    THE DEFINITIVE DOSSIER ON HISTORY’S MOST HEINOUS! Hollywood’s make-believe maniacs like Jason, Freddy, and Hannibal Lecter can’t hold a candle to real life monsters like John Wayne Gacy, Ted Bundy, Jeffrey Dahmer, and scores of others who have terrorized, tortured, and terminated their way across civilization throughout the ages. Now, from the much-acclaimed... more...

  • How to Break a Terroristby Matthew Alexander; John Bruning

    Free Press 2008; US$ 17.99

    Finding Abu Musab al Zarqawi, the leader of Al Qaeda in Iraq, had long been the U.S. military's top priority -- trumping even the search for Osama bin Laden. No brutality was spared in trying to squeeze intelligence from Zarqawi's suspected associates. But these "force on force" techniques yielded exactly nothing, and, in the wake of the Abu Ghraib... more...

  • Environmental Criminology and Crime Analysisby Richard Wortley; Lorraine Mazerolle

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    Environmental criminology is a generic label that covers a range of overlapping perspectives. At the core, the various strands of environmental criminology are bound by a common focus on the role that the immediate environment plays in the performance of crime, and a conviction that careful analyses of these environmental influences are the key to... more...