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The invention of international crime : a global issue in the making, 1881-1914

Author: Paul Knepper; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
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We live in the age of international crime, but when did it begin? In the last decades of the nineteenth century, Great Britain confronted crime problems believed to have originated beyond its borders. In a world tied together by inter-continental railways, undersea telegraph cables, and ocean-going steamships, trouble in 'far away' places jeopardised domestic pursuits. London was feared to have become the centre of  Read more...
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Knepper, Paul.
Invention of international crime.
Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
(OCoLC)429024147
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Knepper; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
ISBN: 9780230251120 0230251129 1282673823 9781282673823
OCLC Number: 608024925
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Technology --
Empire --
Alien Criminality --
White Slavery --
Anarchist Outrages --
The Criminologists.
Responsibility: by Paul Knepper.
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We live in the age of international crime but when did it begin? This book examines the period when crime became an international issue (1881-1914), exploring issues such as 'world-shrinking' changes  Read more...

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