The Civilization of Crime
Violence in Town and Country Since the Middle AgesBook - 1996
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.
Branch Call Number: 364.94/CIVILIZATION
Characteristics: 290 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.