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Popular crime : reflections on the celebration of violence, Bill James

Label
Popular crime : reflections on the celebration of violence
Title
Popular crime
Title remainder
reflections on the celebration of violence
Statement of responsibility
Bill James
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
James, Bill
Dewey number
364.10973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6779
LC item number
.J36 2011
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Crime
Label
Popular crime : reflections on the celebration of violence, Bill James
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Plautius Silvanus ; L. Pedanius Secundus ; Elizabeth Canning -- Elma Sands ; Helen Jewett ; Mary Rogers -- Ann McAllister ; Missing white girls ; The Yale murder ; Webster/Parkman case ; On American crime rates -- Boys on the ice ; On why certain crimes are chosen for fame ; Charlie Ross ; The Wild West -- Lizzie Borden ; Motive, means, and opportunity argument ; On weighing evidence -- "Profiting" from crime ; H.H. Holmes ; Kansas Charley ; William Goebel ; Old Man Rice ; Griffith J. Griffith ; Frank Steunenberg ; Chloe Canfield ; Erich Muenter : part 1 ; Stanford White ; Thomas W. Swope ; Radicalism and crime -- Clarence Darrow and the McNamaras -- Erich Muenter : part 2 ; On the astonishing openness of American society a hundred years ago -- Old murder statistics ; Moman Pruiett ; On the evolution of the legal system -- Mary Phagan introduction ; A system of categorizing crime stories ; Mary Phagan case -- Robert Stroud : part 1 ; Grace Roberts ; Harry K. Thaw ; Sacco and Vanzetti -- The Hall/Mills case ; The Oregon Train Robbery ; The Snyder/Gray case ; Summary of 1920s crimes -- Levels of description ; The Lindbergh baby ; Post-Lindbergh journalism -- The Mad Butcher of Kingsbury Run -- Mad dog killer stories ; Thalia Massie ; The Scottsboro boys ; Robert Stroud : part 2 -- William Heirens ; The Black Dahlia ; Caryl Chessman ; On the importance of what people choose to be interested in -- Sam Sheppard -- Lowell Lee Andres ; In Cold Blood ; Robert Stroud : part 3 ; The onion field ; The Warren Court -- The Boston Strangler -- On the success rate of the judicial system in high-profile cases ; True crime movies ; The Kennedy Assassination -- The Michigan murders ; Definition creep -- The Zodiac -- Susan Nason ; Katherine Ann Power ; Juan Corona ; John List ; The Burger Court -- Randall Dale Adams ; Ted Bundy ; Gary Tison ; Fatal vision ; Echoes in the Darkness -- Charles Hatcher ; On the value of police sketches ; The Yale murder and the insanity defense ; Reviving prison reform -- Sid vicious/Nancy Spungen ; Dallas Egbert III ; Dean Milo ; Chris Hobson ; Lawrencia Bembenek ; McMartin Preschool ; Wayne Williams ; John DeLorean ; Aside on car companies ; Jean Harris ; Jody Plauché ; Bernard Goetz ; Kenneth McElroy ; Joseph Kallinger -- Richard Kuklinski ; Robert Hansen ; Putting the criminal justice system back together ; Lake and Ng -- Jon Dunkle ; On the differences between real and fictional serial murderers ; New Bedford, Massachusetts ; Richard Grissom ; Ray Copeland ; William Lester Suff ; How serial murderers are caught -- Computer spy case ; Mel Ignatow ; The Menendez brothers ; Pam Smart ; O.J. Simpson -- On fictional elements in real crimes ; Rabbi Neulander -- JonBenet Ramsey : part 1 -- JonBenet Ramsey : part 2 ; On prison reform ; On partisanship and justice -- Summary of recent crime stories ; On false confessions ; On popular crime
Control code
ocn646113160
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 482 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781416552734
Lccn
2010036180
Other physical details
ill. ,ports.
Label
Popular crime : reflections on the celebration of violence, Bill James
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Plautius Silvanus ; L. Pedanius Secundus ; Elizabeth Canning -- Elma Sands ; Helen Jewett ; Mary Rogers -- Ann McAllister ; Missing white girls ; The Yale murder ; Webster/Parkman case ; On American crime rates -- Boys on the ice ; On why certain crimes are chosen for fame ; Charlie Ross ; The Wild West -- Lizzie Borden ; Motive, means, and opportunity argument ; On weighing evidence -- "Profiting" from crime ; H.H. Holmes ; Kansas Charley ; William Goebel ; Old Man Rice ; Griffith J. Griffith ; Frank Steunenberg ; Chloe Canfield ; Erich Muenter : part 1 ; Stanford White ; Thomas W. Swope ; Radicalism and crime -- Clarence Darrow and the McNamaras -- Erich Muenter : part 2 ; On the astonishing openness of American society a hundred years ago -- Old murder statistics ; Moman Pruiett ; On the evolution of the legal system -- Mary Phagan introduction ; A system of categorizing crime stories ; Mary Phagan case -- Robert Stroud : part 1 ; Grace Roberts ; Harry K. Thaw ; Sacco and Vanzetti -- The Hall/Mills case ; The Oregon Train Robbery ; The Snyder/Gray case ; Summary of 1920s crimes -- Levels of description ; The Lindbergh baby ; Post-Lindbergh journalism -- The Mad Butcher of Kingsbury Run -- Mad dog killer stories ; Thalia Massie ; The Scottsboro boys ; Robert Stroud : part 2 -- William Heirens ; The Black Dahlia ; Caryl Chessman ; On the importance of what people choose to be interested in -- Sam Sheppard -- Lowell Lee Andres ; In Cold Blood ; Robert Stroud : part 3 ; The onion field ; The Warren Court -- The Boston Strangler -- On the success rate of the judicial system in high-profile cases ; True crime movies ; The Kennedy Assassination -- The Michigan murders ; Definition creep -- The Zodiac -- Susan Nason ; Katherine Ann Power ; Juan Corona ; John List ; The Burger Court -- Randall Dale Adams ; Ted Bundy ; Gary Tison ; Fatal vision ; Echoes in the Darkness -- Charles Hatcher ; On the value of police sketches ; The Yale murder and the insanity defense ; Reviving prison reform -- Sid vicious/Nancy Spungen ; Dallas Egbert III ; Dean Milo ; Chris Hobson ; Lawrencia Bembenek ; McMartin Preschool ; Wayne Williams ; John DeLorean ; Aside on car companies ; Jean Harris ; Jody Plauché ; Bernard Goetz ; Kenneth McElroy ; Joseph Kallinger -- Richard Kuklinski ; Robert Hansen ; Putting the criminal justice system back together ; Lake and Ng -- Jon Dunkle ; On the differences between real and fictional serial murderers ; New Bedford, Massachusetts ; Richard Grissom ; Ray Copeland ; William Lester Suff ; How serial murderers are caught -- Computer spy case ; Mel Ignatow ; The Menendez brothers ; Pam Smart ; O.J. Simpson -- On fictional elements in real crimes ; Rabbi Neulander -- JonBenet Ramsey : part 1 -- JonBenet Ramsey : part 2 ; On prison reform ; On partisanship and justice -- Summary of recent crime stories ; On false confessions ; On popular crime
Control code
ocn646113160
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 482 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781416552734
Lccn
2010036180
Other physical details
ill. ,ports.

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