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The Invention of Murder: How the Victorians Revelled in Death and Detection and Created Modern Crime

The Invention of Murder: How the Victorians Revelled in Death and Detection and Created Modern Crime - Judith Flanders Interesting book about the way Victorians looked at murder and executions as entertainmentand the development of detection and scientific rigor in police work.

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