Books tagged: james wood

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Victorian Crimebeaters - the birth of law and order
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 85,750. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
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.
Birth of the British Bobby
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 7,330. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
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.
Queen Victoria's policing Guide 1899 - Victorian & Edwardian Manchester
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » History » Family history
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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.
Fiction Gutted: The Establishment and the Novel
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 31,150. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fiction is too dangerous to established interests, too powerful, moreso than nonfiction because of its extra aesthetic appeals, and because it can contain nonfiction, in virtually every sense; thus, the ideological controls are tighter for fiction than nonfiction. Fiction is too useful, too popular, too influential not to be domineered and gutted in central ways by the status quo.