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Crime and Calamity in Old Rugeley and Cannock By Paul Robinson
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This book details hundreds of events that happened in and around Rugeley and Cannock in the Victorian era. Almost none of these stories have appeared in print since they were first reported upon.... More > Separate chapters cover accidents on the railways, roads and canals as well as mishaps in the workplace and at home. Discover remarkable happenings which took place at some of the best known places in the vicinity and get a glimpse into the lives of real people of the age, from the highest positions in society to the very lowest. Read fascinating stories about fires, floods, crashes and explosions, accounts of cruelty, neglect and squalor, and details of crimes ranging from petty theft to murder. Learn of suicide pacts and accidental shootings and follow the trail of dangerous stalkers and brazen fraudsters. You'll meet fighting vicars, heroic firemen, a naked bridegroom, rabid dogs and thieving children as well as uncovering the exploits of one of the most remarkable women Rugeley has ever produced!< Less
The Crime Doggs Volume I & II By Brad Meyer
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They call themselves The Crime Doggs. Troy is the fiery leader, bent on revenge after being cruelly denied membership in a neighboring club; Darrin is his best friend, reigning in Troy’s most... More > overreaching goals and schemes while recording all of their deeds in his notebook; Rick is the unpredictable hothead whose erratic behavior constantly threatens to divide the group; and Calvin is the tireless laborer who accepts the most tedious tasks in the hopes of becoming a full member. These thirty stories tell the history of The Crime Doggs from the club’s creation and follow the evolution of the group as their initial desire for revenge subsides and their interests begin to shift from war to love.< Less
Predictive Crime Analysis using R By Jeffrey Strickland
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Predictive Crime Analysis using R is Dr. Strickland's second crime analysis book. In this volume, rather than using data to describe crime history, he uses it to predict crime using pattern created... More > with advanced clustering methods, crime series linkage, and text analysis. Coverage includes prediction of conventional crime and terrorist attacks. The open-source software R is introduced and used in developing crime data, including Geo-spatial data, and constructing predictive models and performing post analysis. Using actual crime data from cities like Atlanta, Dr. Strickland also shows how to simulate additional data from actual data. Simulated data can then be used in cities with insufficient actual data, but with similar demographics and human behavior.< Less
Tales of Old Dudley - A Catalogue of Crime, Accident & Misfortune By Paul Robinson
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This fascinating book details hundreds of crimes and accidents that happened in Dudley and its neighbourhood during the nineteenth century. It includes accounts of explosions, fires, floods and other... More > accidents, in industrial and residential settings, as well as mishaps on the roads, canals and railways. Separate chapters deal with murders, suicides, robberies and issues of public health, with the words of the individuals concerned used where possible. Information about locations and the people involved have been cross-checked with various sources and comprehensive references are included to assist family historians and other researchers. While famous criminal cases and accidents in the Black Country have been retold many times, the vast majority of the events in this book have not appeared in print since they were first reported and therefore represent a fresh source of information for those with an interest in the history of the town.< Less
The Life, Crime and Capture of John Wilkes Booth By GEORGE ALFRED TOWNSEND & Richard Lee Fulgham
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COMPLETE BOOK FREE AS PREVIEW ON THIS COMPUTER! The story of the man who assassinated Abraham Lincoln. Very deatiled and graphic, and filled with little known but fascinating details. Was Wilkes a... More > vicious killer or a noble avenger? This book will help you understand Booth's motives -- and the man himself. Great book. It's no wonder the politically correct don't want you to read this one. Read it here FREE! Or purchase the text in book or CD form at very low cost.< Less
The Life, Crime and Capture of John Wilkes Booth By Richard Lee Fulgham & GEORGE ALFRED TOWNSEND
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COMPLETE BOOK FREE AS PREVIEW ON THIS COMPUTER! The story of the man who assassinated Abraham Lincoln. Very deatiled and graphic, and filled with little known but fascinating details. Was Wilkes a... More > vicious killer or a noble avenger? This book will help you understand Booth's motives -- and the man himself. Great book. It's no wonder the politically correct don't want you to read this one. Read it here FREE! Or purchase the text in book or CD form at very low cost.< Less
Crimes of Humanity: The Enduring Legacy of Astrotheology and the Sacred Arts By Jared Bailey
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Crimes of Humanity is a historical account of the traditions of astrotheology, not only in epochs past, but in the modern and post-modern age as well. Ikal digs deep into the archives of history to... More > define what the astrology cults were to the societies they served, from their many functions, their expressed virtues, as well as their folly. It is fully comprehensive, suggestively critical and wholesomely educational.< Less
Crimes of Humanity: The Enduring Legacy of Astrotheology and the Sacred Arts By Leon de Ikal
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Crimes of Humanity is a historical account of the traditions of astrotheology, not only in epochs past, but in the modern and post-modern age as well. Ikal digs deep into the archives of history to... More > define what the astrology cults were to the societies they served, from their many functions, their expressed virtues, as well as their folly. It is fully comprehensive, suggestively critical and wholesomely educational.< Less
DiCarlo: Buffalo's First Family of Crime - Vol. II By Thomas Hunt & Michael A. Tona
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Volume II. DiCarlo: Buffalo's First Family of Crime is the historical biography of Mafioso Joseph J. DiCarlo, once known as “the Al Capone of Buffalo” and as western New York's... More > “Public Enemy No. 1.” Son of the region's first known Sicilian underworld boss, DiCarlo was rejected as heir to his father's criminal empire. After spending troubled years as a vassal of the influential Stefano Magaddino, DiCarlo and his underlings wandered, seeking their fortunes in Youngstown, Ohio, and Miami Beach, Florida, before returning home to witness the bloody disintegration of western New York's Mafia organization. The authors utilize DiCarlo's colorful and violent life story as a window into the history of the powerful Magaddino Crime Family and the American Mafia network, while chronicling the parallels between the life of DiCarlo and the history of the criminal organization that was founded by his father. “This is, truly, the definitive piece about the Buffalo Mafia.” - Lee Coppola, award-winning Buffalo journalist.< Less
DiCarlo: Buffalo's First Family of Crime - Vol. I By Thomas Hunt & Michael A. Tona
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Volume I. DiCarlo: Buffalo's First Family of Crime is the historical biography of Mafioso Joseph J. DiCarlo, once known as “the Al Capone of Buffalo” and as western New York's... More > “Public Enemy No. 1.” Son of the region's first known Sicilian underworld boss, DiCarlo was rejected as heir to his father's criminal empire. After spending troubled years as a vassal of the influential Stefano Magaddino, DiCarlo and his underlings wandered, seeking their fortunes in Youngstown, Ohio, and Miami Beach, Florida, before returning home to witness the bloody disintegration of western New York's Mafia organization. The authors utilize DiCarlo's colorful and violent life story as a window into the history of the powerful Magaddino Crime Family and the American Mafia network, while chronicling the parallels between the life of DiCarlo and the history of the criminal organization that was founded by his father. “This is, truly, the definitive piece about the Buffalo Mafia.” - Lee Coppola, award-winning Buffalo journalist.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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