The Civilization of Crime

The Civilization of Crime

Violence in Town and Country Since the Middle Ages

Book - 1996
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Shows that both rural and urban communities in Sweden, Holland, England, and other countries were far more violent during the late Middle Ages. This book also challenges a number of other historical-sociological theories, among them that contemporary organized crime is new, and addresses debate about the meaning and usefulness of crime statistics.
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c1996.
ISBN: 9780252065460
Branch Call Number: 364.94/CIVILIZATION
Characteristics: 290 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.


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