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Historic Crimes By Robert Crighton
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What would you want to see if you could look back in time and watch famous events in history? And what would you do if they greatly disappointed you? Or you discovered a hidden crime? Would you... More > tell the world if you discovered that Shakespeare no less was guilty of the worst of crimes? Could you ever read his plays again? Or allow them to be staged? A modern morality tale about Bardolatry, sex and lies by award-winning playwright Robert Crighton. Cast of three - 2 Female, 1 male.< Less
Time Crime By H. Beam Piper
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Henry Beam Piper (March 23, 1904 – c. November 6,... More > 1964) was an American science fiction author. He wrote many short stories and several novels. He is best known for his extensive Terro-Human Future History series of stories and a shorter series of "Paratime" alternate history tales.He wrote under the name H. Beam Piper. Another source gives his name as "Horace Beam Piper" and a different date of death. His gravestone says "Henry Beam Piper". Piper himself may have been the source of part of the confusion; he told people the H stood for Horace, encouraging the assumption that he used the initial because he disliked his name. On a copy of "Little Fuzzy" given to Charles O. Piper, Beam's cousin and executor, he wrote "To Charles from Henry. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H._Beam_Piper< Less
The Subprime Crime By Mike West
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The Great Recession, the name given to global financial meltdown was the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. The wealth destroyed by the recession sits at $14 trillion. The subprime... More > loan fiasco was the epicenter of the Great Recession. The debacle began to unfold in December of 2007 when the housing market began to implode under the weight of the subprime mortgages. Mortgage delinquencies and forecloses piled up creating an avalanche of securitized subprime mortgages. The financial instruments derived from these subprime mortgages crumbled setting the stage for the Great Recession. While there is plenty blame to go around, one group deserves special attention. Washington’s social engineers crafted unrealistic homeownership expectations that culminated in the largest housing bubble in history. The outcome of decades of government intrusion into the housing market was catastrophic.< Less
A Crime Not to Try By Herbert Borkland
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The Fist of Beauty is an anti-Vietnam War collective of four theatrically good-looking young Berkeley University dropouts who tour the country opening protest rallies by enacting a sincere ceremony... More > of hippie love by which they themselves live bound together in the innocent Children’s Crusade spirit of the early Sixties. One hot night at the height of 1967’s Summer of Love, The Fist throw a Love-In at their California farm and, thanks to Mahatma Jerry from the local Indian ashram, they enter into a four-way Tantric Marriage – and The Fist become a laboratory set to test, on such perfect specimens, a flower child’s first certainty: “All you need is love.” Their's is a Romance because, even when at each other's throats, no one ever ceases to hope after and hurt for the other three. A Crime Not To Try celebrates a quartet of laughing Sixties street heroes who, as the cynical Seventies arrive, make History by refusing to stop caring.< Less
A CRIME NOT TO TRY By Herbert Borkland
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The Fist of Beauty is an anti-Vietnam War collective of four theatrically good-looking young Berkeley University dropouts who tour the country opening protest rallies by enacting a sincere ceremony... More > of hippie love by which they themselves live bound together in the innocent Children’s Crusade spirit of the early Sixties. One hot night at the height of 1967’s Summer of Love, The Fist throw a Love-In at their California farm and, thanks to Mahatma Jerry from the local Indian ashram, they enter into a four-way Tantric Marriage – and The Fist become a laboratory set to test, on such perfect specimens, a flower child’s first certainty: “All you need is love.” Their's is a Romance because, even when at each other's throats, no one ever ceases to hope after and hurt for the other three. A Crime Not To Try celebrates a quartet of laughing Sixties street heroes who, as the cynical Seventies arrive, make History by refusing to stop caring.< Less
The History and Romance of Crime; Non-Criminal Prisons By Arthur Griffiths
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The History and Romance of Crime, Chronicles of Newgate, Vol 2 By Arthur Griffiths
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Crime and Chaos In Victorian Penkridge By Paul Robinson
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This collection of stories from nineteenth century Penkridge covers a diverse range of events, from drunken brawls to burglary, drownings, railway accidents, child neglect and animal cruelty. It... More > includes surprising revelations about poverty and neglect in the village, tragic loss of life and a number of gruesome and unexplained deaths. Read about the activities of the village fire-fighters and policemen, and how the local courts and workhouse dealt with those who wouldn't obey the law or couldn't look after themselves. Meet brazen fraudsters, runaway husbands, feuding families and the foul-mouthed fighting women of Penkridge past!< Less
Crime And Chaos In Victorian Penkridge By Paul Robinson
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This collection of stories from nineteenth century Penkridge covers a diverse range of events, from drunken brawls to burglary, drownings, railway accidents, child neglect and animal cruelty. It... More > includes surprising revelations about poverty and neglect in the village, tragic loss of life and a number of gruesome and unexplained deaths. Read about the activities of the village fire-fighters and policemen, and how the local courts and workhouse dealt with those who wouldn't obey the law or couldn't look after themselves. Meet brazen fraudsters, runaway husbands, feuding families and the foul-mouthed fighting women of Penkridge past!< Less
Paths of Wickedness and Crime By Mark Galeotti
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There were shadows to the Italian Renaissance. Just as art and philosophy were flourishing, so too were darker practices, from murder-for-hire to prostitution. However, despite popular parallels... More > between families like the Borgia and the Medici and the Mafia, there has been little systematic examination of the presence of organised crime in the era. In this short and lively essay, Mark Galeotti rereads and occasionally reinterprets the rich secondary literature to introduce a cast of corrupt princes, bandit chieftains, professional assassins, human traffickers, thugs and conmen and suggest that there were signs of the early beginnings of organised criminality in the towns and cities of late medieval and Renaissance Italy.  An historian and political scientist, Mark Galeotti is Professor of Global Affairs at New York University's SCPS Center for Global Affairs.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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