The Victorian Detective

The Victorian Detective

At the dawn of the Victorian age there was effectively no police detective force in Britain and detecting methods were rudimentary; by the end of Victoria's reign the Criminal Investigation Department had been established and basic forensic tests were in use. This book explores the development of the professional detective during the nineteenth century, giving examples of the methods he used to track down criminals and to convict them of offences ranging from petty… (more)

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (September 20, 2013)

Collection: Shire Publications

Page count: 56 pages

Language: English


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