Books tagged: james wood

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Fiction Gutted: The Establishment and the Novel
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 31,150. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
As Gideon Lewis-Kraus notes, writing in the Los Angeles Times, James Wood is a writer who matters. People read him, people of the educated, monied, controlling part of the populace. That's why it's important that what James Wood writes does not matter – in central ways. Nowhere is this more on display than in How Fiction Works, the star critic's most recent book.
The Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 12,150. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
The Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines by Don Hale: The true life drama behind the very first Daily Mail air race from London to Manchester in 1906. Based on factual reports, cuttings and personal diary entries from my great grandfather James Wood who was the police superintendent in charge of security at this historic event. Many experiences were later used in the popular film.
Queen Victoria's policing Guide 1899 - Victorian & Edwardian Manchester
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
This is a fascinating Victorian Bobby's Bible - unearthed quite by accident from the archives of my great grandfather - James Wood’s - a former Royal Protection Officer from personal effects, diaries and records, which had lain hidden and unseen for over 100 years. It is a rare and valued policing guide authorised by Queen Victoria.
Birth of the British Bobby
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 7,330. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
The introduction of early policing measures throughout the UK from industrialist MP Robert Peel and his 'Peeler' to the birth of the British Bobby, Scotland Yard, detectives, and Sherlock Holmes.
Victorian Crimebeaters - the birth of law and order
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 85,750. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
This is a unique account of the early days of policing in England from the night watchmen of the 1820s to the introduction and development of the detective force up and until 1910. It contains a particularly unusual report of life on the beat and how officers dealt with a variety of crimes. Includes reports on Sherlock Holmes and early ant-terrorism measures.