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The historical atlas of American crime

Author: Fred Rosen
Publisher: New York : Facts on File, ©2005.
Series: Facts on File crime library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Emphasizing cases that were the first of their kind, new types of crime, and crimes peculiar to certain regions, a geographic overview of crime in America demonstrates how geography, shifting populations, Western expansion, and technology have shaped crime and the development of American society. The Historical Atlas of American Crime presents a geographic overview of the development of crime in America, from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Maps
Cartes
kartor
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Rosen
ISBN: 081604841X 9780816048410 0816048428 9780816048427
OCLC Number: 55149407
Description: xx, 296 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 29 cm.
Contents: 1: The colonies --
1587-1650 --
1650-1700 --
1700-1750 --
2: The revolutionary period --
1750-1800 --
3: Westward expansion and the Civil War --
1800-1850 --
1850-1900 --
4: The twentieth century --
1900-1950 --
1950-2000 --
5: The twenty-first century --
2001 and beyond.
Series Title: Facts on File crime library.
Other Titles: American crime
Responsibility: Fred Rosen.

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Emphasizing cases that were the first of their kind, new types of crime, crimes peculiar to certain regions, and those too infamous to be ignored, this book demonstrates how geography, shifting  Read more...

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