The Encyclopedia of London Crime & Vice.This overview of London crime covers a chronological span, from Roman London to the 21st century, and deals with topics from the Adams Gang to the Kray brothers. There are entries on famous (or infamous) criminals and criminal gangs, on leading judges and advocates, and famous murder cases.
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This unique overview of london crime covers an enormous chronological span, from Roman London to the present, and deals with topics from the Adams Gang to the Kray brothers. There are entries on famous (or infamous) criminals and criminal gangs, on leading judges and advocates, on famous murder cases, on great detectives in fiction and in fact, on methods of punishment, on prisons, on public disorder - all of London's underworld history is here. With over 3,000 entries and more than 100 black and white illustrations, The Encyclopedia of London Crime is an ideal reference tool and a wonderful resource for anyone who wants to browse through the history of London's colourful and immensely rich darker side.
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