A Book of Remarkable Criminals
by Henry Brodribb Irving
Publisher: Project Gutenberg 2009
Greed, love of pleasure, lust, idleness, anger, hatred, revenge, these are the chief causes of crime. These passions and desires are shared by rich and poor alike, by the educated and uneducated. They are inherent in human nature; the germ is in every man.
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by Emmerson W. Manning - Frederick J. Drake & Co.
I shall confine myself in these pages to facts and personal experiences. I will show that any person of average intelligence, and who will use good common sense, can become a successful detective, regardless of his present or previous occupation.
by Clarence Darrow - Project Gutenberg
This book comes from the experience of more than forty years spent in court. Aside from the practice of my profession, the topics I have treated are such as have always held my interest and inspired a taste for books that discuss the human machine.
by George L. Herr - Carter printing company
There are enough people in prison in these United States to furnish a citizenship to a considerable territory, or to populate a good-sized city. For the psychological student, they form the most interesting of all objects of study.
by William Douglas Morrison - Charles Scribner's Sons
This book is a must-read for any person seriously interested in criminology, because it presents complete compilations of studies on relationships between criminals and the rest of society. William Morrison was a criminologist and prison chaplain.