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Crime in American society

Charles H. McCaghy

Crime in American society

by Charles H. McCaghy

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Crime -- United States.,
    • Criminal law -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementCharles H. McCaghy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6779 .M23 1980
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 368 p. :
      Number of Pages368
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4412089M
      ISBN 100023784202
      LC Control Number79015696
      OCLC/WorldCa5101447

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        With Darren Criss, Ricky Martin, Penélope Cruz, Edgar Ramírez. An inside look at the making of American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace/10(46).   This book lists America’s most infamous criminals and murderers, from the first who came over on the Mayflower to the criminals of the early s. For Dawson, this encyclopedia of crime is nearly perfect because she says she is most attracted to history, politics and culture before the ’60s.

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