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Murder Of The Black Museum The Dark Secrets Behind A Hundred Years Of The Most Notorious Crimes In England

Author : Gordon Honeycombe
ISBN : 9781843584414
Genre : True Crime
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New Scotland Yard, the headquarters of London's Metropolitan Police, houses the notorious Black Museum, a unique collection of exhibits, photographs and other items connected with some of the most famous crimes of the last century. Fifty of those crimes were murders and they are explored in detail in this compelling book. Recently renamed The Crime Museum the author Gordon Honeycombe was given privileged access to its darkest secrets. His book spans a hundred years of murder, manslaughter and attempted assassinations and reveals the true facts behind some of the country's most notorious murder cases, including Jack the Ripper, Dr Crippen and the Krays. This is the ultimate guide to the most incredible crimes ever committed, featuring contemporary photographs never seen outside Scotland Yard. • Closely researched and objective, this book is a fascinating guide to murder and a grim insight into the minds of those who practice it. Honeycombe takes an unflinching look at why people murder and asks important questions about this most appalling of crimes, execution and the law itself.
Category: True Crime

Dark Secrets Of The Black Museum 1835 1985 More Dark Secrets From 150 Years Of The Most Notorious Crimes In England

Author : Gordon Honeycombe
ISBN : 9781784181024
Genre : True Crime
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'EXCELLENT WRITING AND RESEARCH' - RUTH RENDELLThe Crime Museum of New Scotland Yard - invariably known as 'the Black Museum' - houses a remarkable collection of exhibits, photographs and documents connected with some of the most notorious crimes in this country's history. Although the museum is closed to the general public, Gordon Honeycombe was granted privileged access to its classified records, and his book reveals the stories behind 21 murders committed in Britain between 1835 and 1985.The author's painstaking research, which reaches beyond the Black Museum to other archives, as well as contemporary newspaper and similar reports, allows him to give searching accounts of the murders and manslaughter committed by such infamous characters as William Palmer, Charles Peace, Donald Nielson (the 'Black Panther'), the serial killer Dennis Nilsen, and Ruth Ellis, the last woman to be hanged in Britain. Here too are John Lee, the Man They Could Not Hang, George Chapman, a London publican who poisoned his wives, and the murder by IRA bomb of four soldiers of the Household Cavalry in London's Hyde Park, in a work that provides a fascinating, if uncompromising, insight into the minds and methods of those who practise murder.The well-known writer and former ITN newscaster Gordon Honeycombe is also the author of Murders of the Black Museum: 1875-1975 (John Blake Publishing, 2009).
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Murder And Mayhem

Author : David Nash and Anne-Marie Kilday
ISBN : 9781137290458
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The Murders Of The Black Museum 1870 1970

Author : Gordon Honeycombe
ISBN : 0099383500
Genre : Murder
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Summary: The famous Black Museum in New Scotland Yard contains a collection of exhibits, photographs and other items connected with the most famous crimes and criminals of the last 100 years. Fifty of these crimes, all murder case histories, are detailed.
Category: Murder

Crime Fiction 1749 1980

Author : Allen J. Hubin
ISBN : STANFORD:36105026043336
Genre : Reference
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Drawings Of Rajasthan

Author : Citralekha Singh
ISBN : UOM:39015022249836
Genre : Art
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America History And Life

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ISBN : UOM:39015065460555
Genre : Canada
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Provides historical coverage of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Includes information abstracted from over 2,000 journals published worldwide.
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People Of Today

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105012269317
Genre : Great Britain
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The Clique

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ISBN : SRLF:A0007668494
Genre : Rare books
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British Film Actors Credits 1895 1987

Author : Scott Palmer
ISBN : UOM:39015047654002
Genre : Reference
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There are nearly 5,000 performers listed here, along with a quarter of a million film titles. The book is divided into two parts; the sound era, which has most of the entries, and the silent era, with about 700 names. Actors listed in this second section made no appearances after 1928. Actors whose careers spanned both talking films (which began in Britain in 1929) and silents are listed in the larger first section. Scottish, Irish, Welsh, Australian, Canadian, South African, and other British Commonwealth performers are included; British-born actors whose films were made outside the United Kingdom (as in Hollywood) and those born in foreign countries who filmed in Britain are also included. Birth and death dates are given when they could be traced. A brief character description is followed by the list of films, in chronological order. Original film titles and the year they were completed are also included.
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Lynching In North Carolina

Author : Vann R. Newkirk
ISBN : UOM:39015077134024
Genre : History
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From the end of the Civil War through 1941, there were 168 North Carolinians who lost their lives to lynching. This form of mob violence was often justified as a means of controlling the black population; protecting white wives and daughters; and defending family honor. Legal attempts to deter lynching--including the 1893 law that classified it as a felony and sought to hold a county liable for damages--generally failed because of a lack of local support and ineffectual enforcement by state officials. After 1922, however, in a phenomenon unique to North Carolina, incidents of lynching inexplicably and rapidly declined, prompting the state to head a national movement1to end it. Appendices provide an account of all 168 known lynching occurrences.
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Bibliography Of Printed Works On London History To 1939

Author : Heather Creaton
ISBN : UOM:39015017430987
Genre : Reference
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The history of London is so important in national and indeed international terms, it seems extraordinary that this is the first general bibliography of the subject to appear. It contains over 22,000 selected references to books and articles on the history of London, from the Dark Ages to the beginning of the Second World War. The whole of the former GLC area plus the City is covered. Arrangement is by subject, and there is a substantial analytical index. Material for the bibliography was collected from specialist libraries all over London and beyond. It is a starting point for any enquiry about London's development over the centuries, whether from the academic historian, the amateur or the general enquirer. A supplement is planned, to cover new material on the period.
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The Timetables Of African American History

Author : Sharon Harley
ISBN : UOM:39015031825147
Genre : African Americans
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Lists both famous and little-known African Americans and includes historical moments, legal actions, cultural events, and other milestones
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Historical Abstracts

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105022099571
Genre : History, Modern
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The American South

Author : Jessica S. Brown
ISBN : 0874364574
Genre : Southern States
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"This two-volume work ... with its almost 8,900 abstracts and annotations of articles drawn from an international list of over 500 periodicals dealing with history and related disciplines published between 1974 and 1984 ... "Introd., p. viii.
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