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Author Rosen, Fred.

Title The historical atlas of American crime / Fred Rosen.

Imprint New York : Facts on File, c2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  364.973 R722h 2005    ---  Lib Use Only
Description xx, 296 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Series Facts on File crime library
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-285) and indexes.
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.
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.
Subject Crime -- United States -- History.
Crime -- United States -- History -- Maps.
Added Title American crime
ISBN 081604841X (hc : alk. paper)
0816048428 (pb : alk. paper)
Standard No. 9780816048410

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