Outlaws, Mobsters & Crooks: From the Old West to the Internet, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1414404816
  • ISBN-13: 9781414404813
  • DDC: 920
  • Shipping Weight: 7.10 lbs ( 3.22 kgs)
  • Print | Hardcover
  • © 1998 | Published

About

Overview

History is laden with outlaws and criminals who have committed terrible crimes and then paid the price.Outlaws, Mobsters & Crooks details these individuals, often with the law officers who challenged them. Students will see what they did, why they did it and what happened as a result.

Outlaws, Mobsters & Crooks is organized by category of criminal, such as robbers, spies, terrorists and pirates; includes black-and-white illustrations - a photo or portrait of the person as well as other photos; sidebars that identify fictional crooks; and related media adaptations and books.

Reviews

"The feats and fates of these high-profile criminals will fascinate readers. A more selective and more up-to-date alternative to Jay Nash’s one-volume Bloodletters and Badmen." -- School Library Journal (February 1999)

— School Library Journal

"This work will be appealing both for research needs and for browsing." -- ARBA (American Reference Books Annual) 1999

— ARBA

"Browsers and researchers alike will make good use of this enjoyable reference set due to its fact-filled content and peek into the lives of such a wide variety of outlaws. A good addition because of its short, factual chapters and interesting tidbits of information.." -- VOYA (April 1999)

— VOYA

Products Included

Outlaws, Mobsters & Crooks: From the Old West to the Internet, Volume 4  (ISBN-10: 0787664820 | ISBN-13: 9780787664824)

The new vols. 4 and 5 offer an additional 20 new entries per volume and five updates of entries from the original set.

Price: $106.00

Outlaws, Mobsters & Crooks: From the Old West to the Internet, Volume 5  (ISBN-10: 0787664839 | ISBN-13: 9780787664831)

The new vols. 4 and 5 offer an additional 20 new entries per volume and five updates of entries from the original set.

Price: $106.00