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The Old Regime Police Blotter II: Sodomites, Tribads and "Crimes Against Nature" By Jim Chevallier
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In Pre-Revolutionary France, sodomy (in all its different meanings) was, in theory, a capital crime, whether practiced between men (sodomites), women (tribads), heterosexual couples or (since it... More > included masturbation) alone. In practice, most sodomy cases involved men, though this collection includes two legal cases involving women with a "monstrous attachment" to their own sex and a general glance at "unnatural" practices between heterosexuals. This second volume of the Old Regime Police Blotter presents a number of these cases, including, for the first time in English, most of the trial transcripts for the Chausson and Deschauffours cases and extensive material from the abbé Desfontaines' case (which briefly involved Voltaire), as well as an overview of Old Regime law on this subject and a look at some of the applicable slang. A rich parade of characters - some sordid, some admirable, some a touch comic - appears in this material, as well as a great deal of very human drama.< Less
Southern Baptists and Southern Slavery: The Forgotten Crime Against Humanity By Rev. Dr. A. L. Carpenter
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The Southern Baptist Convention is the only denomination to have been created from the idea that the African, by biblical decree, was forever to be doomed to slavery. This book explores how such an... More > incredible evil could have been perpetrated upon a people by the Southern Baptists and why they felt compelled to argue for the defense of slavery until the last shot was fired in the Civil War. Southern Baptists deeply believed it was a Divine right to buy and sell the African, a fact that has been buried in the annals of the Southern Baptist history. This gross violation of human rights has never been held to account and remains the best kept secret of Southern Baptists. Let all African Americans read this book and decide for themselves who was responsible for the pain and suffering of their ancestors. Let all Southern Baptists read this book and come face to face with their own history. This book has attracted a tremendous amount of criticism from the Southern Baptists;it is a history they would rather forget.< Less
Crimes Against India: And the Need to Protect its Ancient Vedic Tradition By Stephen Knapp
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India has one of the oldest and most dynamic cultures of the world. Yet, many people do not know of the many attacks, wars, atrocities and sacrifices that Indian people have had to undergo to protect... More > and preserve their country and spiritual tradition over the centuries. Many people also do not know of the many ways in which this profound heritage is being attacked and threatened today, and what we can do about it. Topics included: • How there is a war against Hinduism and its yoga culture. • The weaknesses of India that allowed invaders to conquer her. • Lessons from India’s real history that should not be forgotten. • The atrocities committed by the Muslim invaders, and how they tried to destroy Vedic culture and its many temples, and slaughtered thousands of Indian Hindus. • How the cruelest of all Christian Inquisitions in Goa tortured and killed thousands of Hindus. • Action plans for preserving and strengthening Vedic India.< Less
Empire Burlesque - High Crimes and Low Comedy in the Bush Imperium By Chris Floyd
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The Secret History of the Bush Regime From the Award-Winning journalist comes a much-anticipated collection of his penetrating and prescient coverage of the Bush Administration. Never has the... More > American Republic stood in such a degraded state as it does today: terrorized, militarized, subjected to arbitrary rule, riddled with corruption, despised and feared around the world – and more exposed to attack than ever before. How the hell did we get here? Empire Burlesque tells the tale, giving us the secret history of the Bush Regime – the backroom deals, the covert ops, and the monstrous betrayals of American principles that have gone down behind the pious rhetoric and sugary deceptions.< Less
Empire Burlesque - High Crimes and Low Comedy in the Bush Imperium By Chris Floyd
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The Secret History of the Bush Regime From the Award-Winning journalist comes a much-anticipated collection of his penetrating and prescient coverage of the Bush Administration. Never has the... More > American Republic stood in such a degraded state as it does today: terrorized, militarized, subjected to arbitrary rule, riddled with corruption, despised and feared around the world – and more exposed to attack than ever before. How the hell did we get here? Empire Burlesque tells the tale, giving us the secret history of the Bush Regime – the backroom deals, the covert ops, and the monstrous betrayals of American principles that have gone down behind the pious rhetoric and sugary deceptions.< Less
E. Phillips Oppenheim, crime novels Volume II (24 books) By E. Phillips Oppenheim
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Edward Phillips Oppenheim (22 October 1866 – 3 February 1946) was an English novelist, in his lifetime a major and successful writer of genre fiction including thrillers. In this ebook: The... More > Traitors The New Tenant The Governors The Double Life Of Mr. Alfred Burton Mr. Marx's Secret To Win the Love He Sought The Illustrious Prince The Double Four Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo A Maker of History The Lighted Way The Master Mummer The Lost Ambassador The Evil Shepherd Peter Ruff and the Double Four The Betrayal A Monk of Cruta The Tempting of Tavernake The Kingdom of the Blind The Profiteers A Prince of Sinners A People's Man Nobody's Man Master of Men< Less
CRIME ERA 1920's - 30's SPECIAL EDITION By Tony Stewart
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CRIME ERA 1920's - 30's SPECIAL EDITION ID: 6275535 Category: History Description: CRIME ERA 1920's - 30's SPECIAL EDITION is a sensational look at the great heat wave of crime throughout the... More > nineteen twenties and thirties. This fully illustrated account features depression era criminal such as John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson, Pretty Boy Floyd, Bonnie and Clyde, the Barker-Karpis gang and Al Capone. Also included are updated facts on the new movie "Public Enemies" with Johnny Depp. Many of the criminals of the era would become products of the unstable economy, globally known as the great depression era. Learn about the great escapes of Alcatraz and the deadly Columbus Ohio Prison fire.< Less
Irish Criminals Through History By Dr Scott Shaw-Smith
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So many people have throughout Irish history been labeled Criminals or misfits, find out their true background and make up your own mind, are the legends and stories true
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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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