Crime and Its Causes
by William Douglas Morrison
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons 1902
This book is a must-read for any person seriously interested in criminology, because it presents one of the first complete compilations of studies on relationships between criminals and the rest of society. William Douglas Morrison was a criminologist and prison chaplain.
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by Roger Lane - The Ohio State University Press
This book is the study of the history of criminal homicide in America, reaching from precolonial times to the age of the O. J. Simpson trial. Roger Lane provides this much-needed overview of the history of murder and our culture's responses to it.
by Edwin H. Porter - Geo. R. H. Buffinton
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