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The historical atlas of American crime, Fred Rosen

Label
The historical atlas of American crime
Title
The historical atlas of American crime
Statement of responsibility
Fred Rosen
Title variation
American crime
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 colonial times to the present. Covering all varieties of crime, from murder to fraud, from organized crime to terrorism, these pages contain a fascinating survey of the most significant criminal developments in United States history. Emphasizing cases that were the first of their kind, new types of crime, and crimes peculiar to certain regions, The Historical Atlas of American Crime demonstrates how geography, shifting populations, Western expansion, and technology have shaped crime and the development of American society. Organized into discrete historical periods, this atlas provides a unique perspective with penetrating analysis and intriguing detail. The entries are informative, but written in an engaging, "you are there" style. Approximately 50 photographs, an eight-page color insert showcasing historical maps, and approximately 50 additional maps all provide a striking visual accompaniment to the insightful text
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
364.973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6779
LC item number
.R67 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Facts on File crime library
Label
The historical atlas of American crime, Fred Rosen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-285) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocm55149407
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
xx, 296 pages
Isbn
9780816048427
Lccn
2004011346
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)55149407
Label
The historical atlas of American crime, Fred Rosen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-285) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocm55149407
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
xx, 296 pages
Isbn
9780816048427
Lccn
2004011346
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)55149407

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