Popular Crime: Reflections on the Celebration of Violence [Audiobook] download free by Bill James

Popular Crime: Reflections on the Celebration of Violence Audiobook download free by Bill James
  • Listen audiobook: Popular Crime: Reflections on the Celebration of Violence
  • Author: Bill James
  • Release date: 2012/11/11
  • Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9781416552741
  • Rating: 9.08 of 10
  • Votes: 763
  • Review by: Georgiana Barney
  • Review rating: 7.03 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/13
  • Duration: 6H17M32S in 256 kbps (99.2 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-29
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WAV, Shorten, MPEG4, FLAC, WMA, MP3, OGG (compression CAB, ZIP, TZ, RAR, LZ, CPIO)
  • Total pages original book: 496
  • Includes a PDF summary of 48 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 38M4S (9.6 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: From the one-of-kind mind of Bill James, famous for revolutionizing the way we think about baseball, comes a 'thought-provoking meditation' (Seattle Times) and epic tour through American crime-now available in paperback. The man who revolutionized the way we think about baseball examines our cultural obsession with murder-delivering a unique, engrossing, brilliant history of tabloid crime in America. Celebrated writer and contrarian Bill James has voraciously read true crime throughout his life and has been interested in writing a book on the topic for decades. With Popular Crime, James takes readers on an epic journey from Lizzie Borden to the Lindbergh baby, from the Black Dahlia to O. J. Simpson, explaining how crimes have been committed, investigated, prosecuted and written about, and how that has profoundly influenced our culture over the last few centuries-even if we haven't always taken notice. Exploring such phenomena as serial murder, the fluctuation of crime rates, the value of evidence, radicalism and crime, prison reform and the hidden ways in which crimes have shaped, or reflected, our society, James chronicles murder and misdeeds from the 1600s to the present day. James pays particular attention to crimes that were sensations during their time but have faded into obscurity, as well as still-famous cases, some that have never been solved, including the Lindbergh kidnapping, the Boston Strangler and JonBenet Ramsey. Satisfyingly sprawling and tremendously entertaining, Popular Crime is a professed amateur's powerful examination of the incredible impact crime stories have on our society, culture and history.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Crime & Criminology, Violence In Society, History Of The Americas
  • Download servers: Uploaded, 1fichier, Microsoft OneDrive, FileServe, MEGA, Pixeldrain. Compressed in CAB, ZIP, TZ, RAR, LZ, CPIO
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 24.17 USD
  • Dimensions: 163x228x31mm
  • Weight: 513g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: United States

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