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The FBI : a comprehensive reference guide

Author: Athan G Theoharis
Publisher: Phoenix, Ariz. : Oryx Press, 1999.
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"Since its inception in the early 20th century the Federal Bureau of Investigation has emerged as a dominant agency in the American judicial system. Within its 10 chapters, this source provides a comprehensive chronological history of and guide to the FBI that includes information about the facilities, the organizational structure, and biographies of key individuals. This reference source will not only please FBI  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Theoharis, Athan G.
FBI.
Phoenix, Ariz. : Oryx Press, 1999
(OCoLC)605475870
Online version:
Theoharis, Athan G.
FBI.
Phoenix, Ariz. : Oryx Press, 1999
(OCoLC)607142460
Online version:
Theoharis, Athan G.
FBI.
Phoenix, Ariz. : Oryx Press, 1999
(OCoLC)607897741
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Athan G Theoharis
ISBN: 089774991X 9780897749916
OCLC Number: 39210202
Description: xi, 409 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Brief history --
Notable cases --
Controversies and issues --
FBI oversight and liaison relationships --
Traditions and culture --
Organization and day-to-day activities --
Buildings and physical plant --
The FBI in American popular culture --
Biographies --
Chronology of key events. A Brief History of the FBI's Role and Powers / by Athan G. Theoharis --
Notable Cases / by Tony G. Poveda --
Controversies and Issues / by Tony G. Poveda --
FBI Oversight and Liaison Relationships --
/ by Athan G. Theoharis --
The Traditions and Culture of the FBI / by Tony G. Poveda --
Organization and Day-to-Day Activities / by Susan Rosenfeld --
Buildings and Physical Plant / by Susan Rosenfeld --
The FBI in American Popular Culture / by Richard Gid Powers --
Biographies / by Susan Rosenfeld --
Chronology of Key Events / by Athan G. Theoharis.
Responsibility: [written and] edited by Athan G. Theoharis with Tony G. Poveda, Susan Rosenfeld, Richard Gid Powers.

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This guide focuses on the history, role, powers, influence, organization, people and cases of the FBI. Organized into ten subject-defined sections, each with its own table of contents, this work is  Read more...

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