The Great Pictorial History of World Crime (2 Volumes)

By Jay Robert Nash

The enormous and mysterious international of criminals, from precedent days during the 21st century, is vividly captured in The nice Pictorial background of global Crime. This distinct and dazzling reference paintings chronicles each significant felony act from each period. A definitive reference resource to around the world crime, this unheard of survey is prepared into 16 chapters:

  • Assassination
  • Bigamy
  • Burglary
  • Cannibalism
  • Celebrity Slayings
  • Drugs
  • Fraud
  • Gangs, Gangsters, and arranged Crime
  • Kidnapping
  • Mass Murder
  • Piracy
  • Robbery
  • Secret felony Societies
  • Serial Killers
  • Terrorism
  • Unsolved Homicides

Each bankruptcy starts off with an essay that introduces the subject and gives a concise evaluate of the historic, social, and political value of the crime. matters are additional constructed crime through crime via descriptive entries protecting the legal acts, modus operandi, legal heritage details, and explanations, in addition to insightful anecdotes.

In addition to being a being a necessary and informative old and sociological reference paintings, The nice Pictorial heritage of global Crime positive factors greater than 2,500 illustrations. greater than a chronicle of chilling occasions, those volumes offer gripping analyzing for an individual drawn to actual crime, legislations enforcement, criminology, and legal justice.

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