SLI:615 Victorian Criminal

SLI:615 Victorian Criminal

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From gaslit city streets to dark wooded estates, crime was rife in Victorian Britain. Through a wide array of historical court records, newspaper accounts and prison books, ‘The Victorian Criminal’ gives a fascinating overview of those involved in crime.

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From gaslit city streets to dark wooded estates, crime was rife in Victorian Britain; through a wide array of historical court records, newspaper accounts and prison books, The Victorian Criminal gives a fascinating overview of those involved in it. Within these pages may be found accounts of petty criminals and poachers, baby farmers and notorious murderers, along with stories of the development of detective forces and forensic techniques. Countless novels, plays and films are testament to an enduring fascination with the dark aspects of the time and place that gave us Sherlock Holmes, Wilkie Collins and the great works of Charles Dickens.

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Weight0.157 kg
Dimensions21 × 14.9 × 1.4 cm
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Cover

Paperback

Pages

64

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

364.1094109034 (edition:22)

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