History of Murder by Pieter Spierenburg
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History of Murder
By Pieter Spierenburg

A History of Murder

Personal Violence in Europe from the Middle Ages to the Present

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History of Murder by Pieter Spierenburg

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This book offers a fascinating and insightful overview of seven centuries of murder in Europe. It tells the story of the changing face of violence from medieval vendettas to modern-day serial killings offering a richly illustrated account of murder's metamorphoses.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780745643779
ISBN-10: 0745643779
Format: Hardback
(232mm x 152mm x 23mm)
Pages: 282
Imprint: Polity Press
Publisher: Polity Press
Publish Date: 18-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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History of Murder by Pieter Spierenburg History of Murder, Paperback (July 2008)

This book offers a fascinating and insightful overview of seven centuries of murder in Europe. It tells the story of the changing face of violence and documents the long-term decline in the incidence of homicide.

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Author Biography - Pieter Spierenburg

Pieter Spierenburg is Professor of Historical Criminology at Erasmus University Rotterdam.

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