Crime


Books

Abbott, Karen. Sin in the Second City: Madams, Ministers, Playboys and the Battle for America's Soul (2007)

Abelson, Elaine. When Ladies Go A-Thieving: Middle-Class Shoplifters in the Victorian Department Store (1989)

Ackerman, Kenneth. The Gold Ring: Jim Fisk, Jay Gould and Black Friday, 1869 (1988)

Ackerman, Kenneth. Dark Horse: The Surprise Election and Political Murder of President James Garfield (2003)

Ackerman, Kenneth. Boss Tweed: The Rise and Fall of the Corrupt Pol Who Conceived the Soul of Modern New York (2005)

Adams, Norman. Dead and Buried?: The Horrible History of Bodysnatching (1972)

Adams, Ramon. A Fitting Death for Billy the Kid (1960)

Adler, Jeffery. First in Violence, Deepest in Dirt: Homicide in Chicago, 1875-1920 (2006)

Adler, William. The Man Who Never Died: The  Life, Times, and Legacy of Joe Hill, American labor Icon (2011)

Akers, Monte. Flames After Midnight: murder, Vengeance, and the Desolation of a Texas Community (1999)

Albini, Joseph. The American Mafia: Genesis of a Legend (1971)

Alexander, Charles. The Ku Klux Klan in the Southwest (1965)

Alexander, Ruth. The "Girl Problem:" Female Sexual Delinquency in New York, 1900-1930 (1995)

Alexander, Shana. Anyone's Daughter: The Times and Trials of Patty Hearst (1979)

Alix, Ernest Kahlar, Ransom Kidnaping in America, 1874-1974: The Creation of a Capital Crime (1978)

Allaman, John Lee. Nineteenth Century Homicide in Henderson County, Illinois: A Study of Court Records and the Press Media as Reliable Sources For Writing Local History Ph.D Dissertation Illinois State University (1989)

Allen, Frederick. A Decent, Orderly Lynching: The Montana Vigilantes (2004)

Allen, James, Hilton Als, John Lewis, Leon Liwack. Without Sanctuary: Lynching Photography in America (2000)

Allen, Robert C. Horrible Prettiness: Burlesque and American Culture (1991)

Allsop, Kenneth. The Bootleggers and Their Era (1961)

Alvarez, Luis. The Power of the Zoot: Youth Culture and Resistance During World War II (2008)

Anbinder, Tyler. Five Points: The 19th Century New York City Neighborhood That Invented Tap Dance, Stole Elections, and Became the World's Most Notorious Slum (2001)

Anderson, Oscar E. The Health of a Nation: Harvey W. Wiley and the Fight for Pure Food (1958)

Angle, Paul. Bloody Williamson: A Chapter in American Lawlessness (1952)

Arnesen, Eric. Death at Haymarket: A Story of Chicago, the First Labor Movement and the Bombing That Divided Gilded Age America (2006)

Arnold, Edwin T. "What Virtue There is in Fire": Cultural Memory and the Lynching of Sam Hose (2009)

Asbury, Herbert. The Chicago Underworld (1940)

Asbury, Herbert. The Barbary Coast (1933)

Asbury, Herbert. The French Quarter: An Informal History of the New Orleans Underworld (1936)

Asbury, Herbert. The Gangs of New York: An Informal History of the Underworld (1927)

Ash, Juliet. Dress Behind Bars: Prison Clothing As Criminality (2010)

Ayers, Edward L. Vengeance and Justice: Crime and Punishment in the Nineteenth-century American South (1984)

Badal, James. In the Wake of the Butcher: Cleveland's Torso Murders (2001)

Baiamente, John. Spirit of Vengeance: Nativism and Louisiana Justice, 1921-1924 (1986)

Baldwin, Leland D. Whiskey Rebels: The Story of a Frontier Uprising (1939) (1967)

Bader, Robert Smith. The Great Kansas Bond Scandal (1982)

Banks, James. The Strangler (1967)

Barnes, Harper. Never Been a Time: the 1917 Race Riot that Sparked the Civil Rights Movement (2008)

Bauerlein, Mark. "Negro phobia": A Race Riot in Atlanta, 1906 (2001)

Beck, E.M. A Festival of Violence: An Analysis of Southern Lynching, 1882-1930 (1995)

Behr, Edward. Prohibition (1996)

Bellesiles, Michael A. (ed) Lethal Imagination: Violence and Brutality in American History (1999)

Bernstein, Iver. The New York City Draft Riots (1990)

Berthoff, Rowland. An Unsettled People: Social Order and Disorder in American History (1971)

Best, Joel. Controlling Vice: Regulating Brothel Prostitution in St. Paul, 1865-1883 (1998)

Block, Alan, East Side-West Side: Organizing Crime in New York, 1930-1950 (1980)

Block, Lawrence. Gangsters, Swindlers, Killers, and Thieves: The Lives and Crimes of Fifty American Villains (2004)

Block, Sharon. Rape & Sexual Power in Early America (2006)

Blum, Deborah. The Prisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York 92010)

Blum, Howard. American Lightning: Terror, Mystery, the Birth of Hollywood, and the Crime of the Century (2008)

Boessenecker, John. Badge and Buckshot: Lawlessness in Old California (1988)

Boessenecker, John. Lawman: The Life and Times of Harry Morse, 1835-1912 (1998)

Boessenecker, John. Gold Dust and Gunsmoke: Tales of Gold rush Outlaws, Gunfighters, Lawmen and Vigilantes (1999)

Bommasbach, Jana. The Trunk Murders: Winnie Ruth Judd (1992)

Bonnie, Richard and Charles Whitebread II. The Marihuana Conviction: A History of Marihuana Prohibition in the United States (1974)

Bourne, Russell. The Red King's Rebellion: Racial Politics in New England, 1675-1678 (1990)

Boyar, Paul. Urban Masses and Moral Order in America, 1820-1920 (1978)

Boyar, Paul and Stephen Nissenbaum. Salem Possessed: The Social Origins of Witchcraft (1974)

Boyar, Paul. Purity in Print: The Vice Society Movement and Book Censorship in America (1968)

Boyd, Julian. The Murder of George Wythe (1949)

Boyle, Kevin. Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights and Murder in the Jazz Age (2004)

Brandon, Craig. Murder in the Adirondacks: An American Tragedy (1986)

Brandt, Allan. No Magic Bullet: A Social History of Venereal Disease in the United States since 1880 (1985)

Brandt, Nat. The Congressman Who Got Away With Murder.(1991)

Branson, Susan. Dangerous to Know: Women, Crime and Notoriety in the Early Republic (2008)

Brant, Marley. The Outlaw Youngers: A Confederate Brotherhood. (1992)

Breckenridge, William M. Helldorado: Bringing the Law to the Mesquite (1928)

Breslaw. Elaine G. Tituba: Reluctant Witch of Salem: Devilish Indians and Puritan Fantasies (1996)

Bristow, Edward J. Prostitution and Prejudice: The Jewish Fight against White Slavery, 1870-1939 (1983)

Brock, Pope. Charlatan: America's most Dangerous Huckster, The Man Who Pursued Him, and the Age of Flimflam (2008)

Brock, Pope. Indiana Gothic (1999)

Broehl, Wayne. The Mollie Maguires (1964)

Brooks, Stewart M. Our Murdered Presidents: The Medical Story (1966)

Brophy, Alfred L. Reconstructing the Dreamland: The Tulsa Race Riot of 1921 (2002)

Browder, Clifford. The Wickedest Woman in New York: Madame Restell the Abortionist (1988)

Brown, Arnold. Lizzie Borden: The Legend, the Truth, the Final Chapter (1991)

Brown, Richard Maxwell. Strain of Violence: Historical Studies of American Violence and Vigilantism (1975)

Brown, Richard Maxwell. No Duty to Retreat: Violence and Values in American History and Society (1991)

Brown, Richard Maxwell. South Carolina Regulators (1963)

Brown, Wenzel. Introduction to Murder: The Unpublished Facts Behind the Notorious Lonely Hearts Killers, Martha Beck and Raymond Fernandez (1952)

Brownell, Blaine and Warren Stickle. Bosses and Reformers (1973)

Bruce, Dickson. Violence and Culture in Antebellum South (1979)

Bruce, Robert. 1877: Year of Violence (1959,1970)

Brumberg, Joan Jacobs. Kansas Charley: The Boy Murderer (2003)

Brundage, W. Fitzhugh. Lynching in the New South: Georgia and Virginia, 1880-1930 (1993)

Brundage, W. Fitzhugh. (ed.) Under Sentence of Death: Lynching in the South (1997)

Bugliosi, Vincent with Curt Gentry. Helter-Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders (1974)

Buller, Anne M. Gendered Justice in the American West (1997)

Buntin, John. L.A. Noir: The Struggle for the Soul of America's Most Seductive City (2009)

Burnham, John. Bad Habits: Drinking, Smoking, Taking Drugs Gambling, Sexual Misbehavior and Swearing in American History (1993)

Burns, Walter Noble. The Robin Hood of El Dorado: The Saga of Joaquin Murrieta, Famous Outlaw of California's Age of Gold, 1854 (1999)

Burt, O.W. American Murder Ballads and Their Stories (1958)

Butler, Anne. Daughters of Joy, Sisters of Misery: Prostitutes in the American West, 1865-1890 (1985)

Callow, Alexander. The Tweed Ring (1965)

Callow, Alexander (ed.) The City Boss in America (1976)

Cameron, James. A Time of Terror: A Survivor's Story (1982)

Campbell, Rodney. The Luciano Project: The Secret Wartime Collaboration of the Mafia and the U. S. Navy (1977)

Capeci, Dominic Jr. The Lynching of Cleo Wright (1998)

Carr, Cynthia. Our Town: A Heartland Lynching, A Haunted Town, And the Hidden History of White America (2006)

Carrigan, William. The Making of a Lynching Culture: Violence and Vigilantism in Central Texas, 1836-1936 ( 2004)

Carrigan, William and Clive Webb. "Muerto por Unos Desconocides [Killed by Persons Unknown]: Mob Violence Against African Americans and Mexican Americans." In Beyond Black and White: Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in the U.S. South and Southwest. Ed. Stephane Cole and Alison Parker (2004)

Carter, Dan. Scottsboro: A Tragedy of the American South (1969)

Carter, Samuel. The Riddle of Dr. Mudd (1974)

Castellucci, John. The Big Dance: The Untold Story of Weatherman Kathy Boudin and the Terrorist Family that Committed the Brink's Robbery Murders (1986)

Chadbourne, James Harmon. Lynching and the Law (1933)

Chafetz, Henry. Play the Devil: A History of Gambling in the United States from 1492 to 1955 (1960)

Chalmers, David. Hooded Americanism: The First Century of the Klu Klux Klan, 1865-1965 (1965)

Chandler, David Leon. The Jefferson Conspiracy: A President's Role in the Assassination of Meriwether Lewis (1994)

Chandler, D.L. Brothers in Blood: The Rise of Criminal Brotherhoods (1975)

Chapin, Bradley, Criminal Justice in Colonial America, 1606-1660 (1983)

Christian John. The Assassination of Robert Kennedy (1978)

Cirules, Enrique. The Mafia in Havana (2010)

Clark, Donald A. The Notorious "Bull" Nelson: Murdered Civil War Genaral (2011)

Clark, Norman. Deliver Us From Evil: An Interpretation of American Prohibition (1976)

Clarke, Donald Henderson. In the Reign of Rothstein (1929)

Clegg, Claude A. Troubled Ground: A Tale of Murder, Lynching and Reckoning in the New South (2010)

Coates, Robert. The Outlaw Years: The History of the Land Pirates of the Natchez Trace (1930 rp. 1986)

Cohen, A.B. Poor Pearl, Poor Girl: The Murdered Girl Stereotype in Ballad and Newspaper (1973)

Cohen, Daniel A. Pillars of Salt, Monuments of Grace: New England Crime Literature and the Origins of American Popular Culture, 1647-1860 (1993)

Cohen, Patricia Cline. The Murder Of Helen Jewett: The Life and Death of a Prostitute in Nineteenth Century New York (1998)

Cohen, Patricia Cline and Timothy J. Gilfoyle and Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz. The Flash Press: Sporting Male Weeklies in the 1840s New York (2008)

Cohen, Rich. Tough Jews: Fathers, Sons, and Gangster Dreams (1998)

Coleman, Peter. Debtors and Creditors in America: Insolvency, Imprisonment for Debt and Bankruptcy, 1607-1900 (1974)

Collins, Paul. The Murder of the Century: The Gilded Age Crime That Scandalized a City and Sparked the Tabloid Wars (2011)

Comstock, Anthony. Frauds Exposed, or How the People are Deceived and Robbed, and the Youth Corrupted (1880)

Connelly, Mark Thomas. The Response to Prostitution in the Progressive Era (1980)

Cooper, Cynthia and Sam Reese Sheppard. Mockery of Justice: The True Story of the Sheppard Murder Case (1995)

Cordingly, David. Under the Black Flag: The Romance and Reality of Life Among the Pirates (1995)

Cortner, Richard. A Mob Intent on Death (1988)

Courtwright, David T. Violent Land: Single Men and Social Disorder from the Frontier to the Inner City (1996)

Courtwright, David T. Dark Paradise: Opiate Addiction in America before 1940 (1982)

Cozzens, James Gould. A Rope for Dr. Webster (1976)

Craughwell, Thomas J. Stealing Lincoln's Body (2007)

Cronin, Thomas and Tania Cronin and Michel Milakovich. U.S. v. Crime in the Streets (1981)

Curriden, Mark and Leroy Phillips Jr. Contempt of Court: The Turn of the Century Lynching That Launched a Hundred Years of Federalism (1999)

D'Orso, Michael. Like Judgment Day: The Ruin and Redemption of a Town Called Rosewood (1996)

Dale, Elizabeth. The Chicago Trunk Murder: Law and Justice at the Turn of the Century (2011)

Dash, Mike. Satan's Circus:  Murder, Vice, Police Corruption, and New York's Trial of the Century (2007)

Davies, Sharon. Rising Road: A True Tale of Love, Race, and Religion in America (2010)

Davis, David B. Homicide in American Fiction, 1790-1860: A Study in Social Values (1957)

Davis, John. Wyoming Range War: The Infamous Invasion of Johnson County 2010

Debo, Angie. And Still The Waters: The Betrayal of the Five Civilized Tribes (1940)

DeNeal, Gary. A Knight of Another Sort: Prohibition Days and Charlie Birger (1998)

Dennis, Donna. Licentious Gotham: Erotic Publishing and its Prosecution in Nineteenth Century New York (2009)

Dillon, Richard. The Hatchet Men: The Story of Tong Wars in San Francisco's Chinatown (1962)

Dinnerstein, Leonard. The Leo Frank Case (1987)

Dorr, Lisa Lingquist. White Women, Rape, and the Power of Race in Virginia, 1900-1960 (2004)

Dow, George Francis and John Henry Edmunds. The Pirates of the New England Coast, 1630-1730 (1923) (1996)

Downey, Dennis.B and Raymond M Hyser. No Crooked Death: Coatesville, Pennsylvania, and the Lynching of Zachariah Walker (1991)

Downey, Patrick. Gangster City: The History of the New York Underworld, 1900-1935. (2004)

Drago, Harry. The Great Range Wars: Violence on the Grasslands (1970)

Dray, Philip. At the Hands of Persons Unknown: The Lynching of Black America (2002)

Drennan, William. Death in a Prairie House: Frank Lloyd Wright and the Taliesin Murders (2010)

Duggan, Lisa. Sapphic Slashers: Sex, Violence, and American Modernity (2000)

Duis, Perry. The Saloon: Public Drinking in Chicago and Boston, 1880-1920.(1983)

Duncombe, Stephen and Andrew Mattson. The Bobbed Haired Bandit: A Story of Crime and Celebrity in 1920s New York (2007)

Dunlop, M. H. Gilded City: Scandal and Sensation in Turn-of-the- Century New York (2000)

Dyer, Thomas C. "A Most Unexampled Exhibition of Madness and Brutality: Judge Lynch in Saline County, Missouri" In  Under Sentence of Death: Lynching in the South. Ed W. Fitzhugh Brundage (1997)

Dykstra, R. R. The Cattle Towns (1968)

Eisenschiml, Otto. In the Shadow of Lincoln's Death (1940)

Ellington, George. The Women of New York: or the Under-World of the Great City (1869 rp. 1972)

Ellsworth, Scott. Death in a Promised Land: The Tulsa Race Riot of 1921 (1982)

English, T.J. Paddy Wacked: The Untold Story of the Irish-American Gangster (2005)

English,  T.J. Havana Nocturne: How the Mob Owned Cuba and then lost it to the Revolution (2007)

Erikson, Kai. Wayward Puritans: A Study in the Sociology of Deviance (1966)

Evans, Colin. Question of Evidence: A Casebook of Great Forensic Controversies from Napoleon to O.J. Simpson (2003)

Every, Edward Van. Sins of New York "Exposed" by the Police Gazette (1930) (1972)

Fabian, Ann. Card Sharps, Dream Books, and Bucket Shops: Gambling in Nineteenth Century America (1990)

Farrell, Harry. Swift Justice: Murder and Vengeance in a California Town (1992)

Fedo, Michael. The Lynchings in Duluth (1079)(2000)

Feeley, Malcolm and Austin Sarat. The Policy Dilemma: Federal Crime Policy and the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration (1980)

Feldburg, Michael. The Philadelphia Riots of 1844: A Study in Ethnic Conflict (1975)

Feldburg, Michael. The Turbulent Era: Riot and Disorder in Jacksonian America (1980)

Fenster, Julie M. the Case of Abraham Lincoln: A Story of Adultry, Murder, and the making of a Great President (2007)

Ferrell, Robert H. The Strange Deaths of President Harding (1996)

Fink, Arthur. Causes of Crime: Biological Theories in the United States, 1800-1915 (1938)

Fisher, Jim. The Lindbergh Case (1987)

Fisher, Jim. Fall Guys: False Confessions and the Politics of Murder (1996)

Fisher, Kirsten, Suspect Relations: Sex, Race, and Resistance in Colonial North Carolina (2002)

Flamm, Michael. Law and Order: Street Crime, Civil Unrest and the Crisis of Liberalism in the 1960s (2005)

Foner, Philip. The Case of Joe Hill (1965)

Foote, Lorien. The Gentlemen and Rogues: Violence, Honor, and Manhood in the Union Army (2010)

Fox, Stephen. Blood and Power: Organized Crime in Twentieth Century America (1989)

Frank, Gerald. The Boston Strangler (1966)

Frazer, Elizabeth. The Lust to Kill: A Feminist Investigation of Sexual Murder (1987)

Freeman, Lucy. Before I Kill Again (1955)

Fried, Albert. The Rise and Fall of the Jewish Gangster in America (1993)

Frey, Robert  and Nancy C. Thompson. The Silent and the Damned: The Murder of Mary Phagan and the Lynching of Leo Frank (1988)

Fried, Albert. The Rise and Fall of the Jewish Gangster in America (1993)

Fronc, Jennifer. New York Undercover: Private Surveillance in the Progressive Era (2010)

Frost, Richard. The Mooney Case (1968)

Furtwangler, Albert. Assassin on Stage: Brutus, Hamlet and the Death of Lincoln (1991)

Gage, Beverly. The Day Wall Street Exploded: A Story of America in Its First Age of Terror (2008)

Gard, Wayne. Frontier Justice (1949)

Geiger, Mark W. Financial Fraud and Guerrilla Violence in Missouri's Civil War (2010)

Geis, Gilbert and Leigh B. Bienen. Crimes of the Century: From Leopold and Loeb to O.J. Simpson (1998)

Gentry, Curt. Frame-up: The Incredible Case of Tom Mooney and Warren Billings ( )

Gest, Ted. Crime&Politics: Big Government's Erratic Campaign for Law and Order (2001)

Gibson, Mary. Born to Crime: Cesare Lombroso and the Origins Biological Criminology (2002)

Giddings, Paula J. Ida: a Sword Among lions, Ida B. Wells and the Campaign Against Lynching (2008)

Gilfoyle, Timothy. City of Eros: New York City, Prostitution, and the Commercialization of Sex, 1790-1920 (1992)

Gilfoyle, Timothy. A Pickpocket's Tale: The Underworld of Nineteenth Century New York (2006)

Gilje, Paul. The Road to Mobocracy: Popular Disorder in New York City, 1763-1834 (1987)

Gilje, Paul. Rioting in America (1996)

Gillman, Susan. Dark Times: Imposture and Identity in Mark Twain's America (1989) 

Glaser, Lynn. Counterfeiting in America: The History of an American Way to Wealth (1968)

Goldfarb, Ronald. Perfect Villains, Imperfect Heroes: Robert Kennedy's War Against Organized Crime (1995)

Goldman, Marion. Gold Diggers and Silver Miners: Prostitution and Social Life on the Comstock Lode (1981)

Gonzales-Day, Ken. Lynching in the West, 1850-1935 (2006)

Goodman, James. Stories of Scottsboro (1995)

Goodman, Jonathan. the Passing of Starr Faithful (1996)

Gordon, Linda. Heroes of Their Own Lives: The Politics and History of Family Violence, Boston, 1880-1960 (1988)

Gordon, Linda. The Great Arizona Orphan Abduction (1999)

Gordon Michael A. The Orange Riots: Irish Political Violence in New York City, 1870 and 1871 (1993)

Gordon R. Michael. The American Murders of Jack the Ripper (2003)

Gorn, Elliot, The Manly Art: Bareknuckle Prize Fighting in America (1986)

Gorn, Elliot. Dillinger's Wild Ride: The Year That Made America's Public Enemy Number One (2009)

Grabosky, Peter N. Rogues, Rebels and Reformers: A Political History of Urban Crime and Conflict (1976)

Graham, Hugh and Ted Gurr. Violence in America: Historical and Comparative Perspectives (1979)

Grant, Donald l. The Anti-Lynching Movement, 1833-1932 (1975)

Grave, Kathleen D. Swindler Spy, Rebel: The Confidence Woman in Nineteenth Century America (1995)

Gray, James H. Red Lights on the Prairies (1971)

Griffin, Dennis. The Battle for Las Vegas: The Law and the Mob (2006)

Griffin, Dennis. Brief History of Crime (2003)

Grimsted, David. American Mobbing, 1825-1861: Toward Civil War (1998)

Grittner, Frederick. White Slavery: Myth, Ideology and American Law (1990)

Gross, Kali. Colored Amazons: Crime, Violence and Black Women in the City of Brotherly Love, 1880-1910 (2006)

Grover, David. Debaters and Dynamiters: the Story of the Haywood Trial (1964)

Guillot, Ellen. Social Factors in Crime: As Explained by American Writers of the Civil War and Post Civil War Period (1943)

Guinn, Jeff. Go Down Together: The true Story of Bonnie and Clyde (2009)

Guinn, Jeff. The Last Gunfight: The Real Story of the Shootout at the OK Corral and How it changed the American West (2011)

Hadden, Sally E. Slave Patrols: Law and Violence in Virginia and the Carolinas (2001)

Hair, William Ivey. Carnival of Fury: Robert Charles and the New Orleans Race Riot of 1900 (1976)

Hall, Jacqueline Dowd, Revolt Against Chivalry: Jessie Daniel Ames and the Women's Campaign Against Lynching (1979)

Hale, Marilynn Wood, Their Sisters' Keepers: Prostitution in New York City, 1830-1870 (1993)

Haller, Mark. Eugenics: Hereditarian Attitudes in American Thought (1963)

Hallwas, John. The Bootlegger: A Story of Small Town America (1999)

Hallwas, John. Dime Novel Desperados: The Notorious Maxwell Brothers (2008)

Halttunen, Karen. Confidence Men and Painted Women: A Study of Middle class Culture in America, 1830-1870 (1982)

Halttunen, Karen. Murder Most Foul: The Killer and the American Gothic Imagination (1998)

Hanchett, William. The Lincoln Murder Conspiracies (1983)

Hapke, Laura. Girls Who Went Wrong: Prostitutes in American Fiction, 1885-1917 (1989)

Harris, Frank. The Bomb (1909)

Hartsfield, Larry. The American Response to Professional Crime, 1870-1917 (1985)

Heaps, Willard. Riots, U.S.A., 1765-1965, (1966)

Heard, Alex. The Eye of Willie McGee: A Tragedy of Race, Sex and Secrets in the Jim Crow South (2010)

Heyl, Barbara. The Madam as Entrepreneur (1979)

Hibbert, Christopher. The Roots of Evil: A Social History of Crime and Punishment, (1963)

Higdon, Hal. The Crime of the Century: The Leopold and Loeb Case (1975)

Higham, Charles. Murdering Mr. Lincoln: A New Detection of the 19th Century's Most Famous Crime (2004)

Hill, Marilynn Wood. Their Sisters' Keepers: Prostitution in New York City, 1830-1870 (1993)

Hill, Rebecca N. Men, Mobs, and Law: Anti-Lynching and Labor Defense in U.S. Radical History (2008)

Hirsch, James S. Riot and Remembrance: The Tulsa Race War and its Legacy (2002)

Hobson, Barbara. Uneasy Virtue: The Politics of Prostitution and the American Reform Tradition (1987)

Hodes, Martha. White Women, Black Man: Illicit Sex in the Nineteenth Century South (1997)

Hoffer, Peter and N.E. Hull. Murdering Mothers: Infanticide in England and New England, 1558-1803, (1981)

Hoffer, Williamjames Hull. the Caning of Charles Sumner: Honor, Idealism, and the Origins of the Civil War (2010)

Hoffmann, Charles and Tess Hoffmann. Brotherly Love: Murder and the Politics of Prejudice in Nineteenth Century Rhode Island (1993)

Hoffman, Dennis. Scarface Al and the Crime Crusades: Chicago's Private War Against Capone (1993)

Hoffman, Paul Dennis. Yesterday in Old Fall Rivers: A Lizzie Borden Companion (2000)

Hofstadter, Richard and Michael Wallace. American Violence: A Documentary History (1970)

Hollandsworth, James G. An Absolute Massacre: The New Orleans Race Riot of July 30, 1866 (2001)

Hollen, W. Eugene. Frontier Violence: Another Look (1974)

Holmes, Paul. The Sheppard Murder Case (1961)

Homberger, Eric. Scenes From the Life of a City: Corruption & Conscience in Old New York (1994)

Horan, James. The Pinkertons (1967)

Horwitz, Tony. Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid That SParked the Civil War (2011)

Hough, Emerson. The Story of the Outlaw: A Study of the Western Desperado (1907)(2001)

Howard, Walter T. Lynchings: Extralegal Violence in Florida During the 1930s (1995)

Hoyt, Edwin Palmer. Spectacular Rogue: Gaston B. Means (1963)

Hufsmith, George W. The Wyoming Lynching of Cattle Kate, 1889 (1993)

Hull, N.E.H. Female Felons: Women and Serious Crime in Colonial Massachusetts (1987)

Hull, N.E.H. and Peter Hoffer. Murdering Mothers: Infanticide in England and New England, 1558-1803. (1981)

Hunter, Stephen and John Bainbridge Jr. American Gunfight: The Plot to Kill Harry Truman and the Shoot-out That Stopped it (2005)

Ianni, Francis. A Family Business: Kinship and Social Control in Organized Crime (1972)

Incardi, James and Alan Block and Lyle Hallowell. Historical Approaches to Crime: Research Strategies and Issues, (1977)

Ingals, Robert P. Urban Vigilantes in the New South: Tampa, 1882- 1936 (1988)

Jackson, Kenneth. The Ku Klux Klan in the City, 1915-1930, (1967)

Jacobs, James. Mobsters, Unions and Feds: The Mafia and the American Labor Movement (2006)

Jenkins, Philip. Moral Panic: Changing Concepts of the Child Molester in Modern America (1998)

Jennings, D. We Only Kill Each Other: The Life And Times of Bugsy Siegel (1967)

Joerzel, Robert. Alchemy of Bones: Chicago's Luetgert Murder Case of 1897 (2003)

Johnson, Curt. Wicked City: Chicago From Kenna to Capone (1994)

Johnson, David. Temples of Chance: How America Inc. Bought Out Murder Inc. to Win Control of the Casino Business (1992)

Johnson, David. Illegal Tender: Counterfeiting and the Secret Service in Nineteenth Century America (1995)

Jonnes, Jill. Hep-Cats, Narco, and Pipe Dreams: A History of America's Romance With Illegal Drugs (1996)

Jordan, P.D. Frontier Law and Order (1971)

Joselit, Jenna. Our Gang: Jewish Crime and the New York Jewish Community, 1900-1940 (1983)

Juster, Susan. Disorderly Women: Sexual Politics and Evangelicalism in Revolutionary New England (1994)

Kaiser, David. the Road to Dallas: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy (2008)

Karlsen, Carol. The Devil in the Shape of a Woman: Witchcraft in Colonial New England (1987)(1998)

Kasserman, David. Fall River Outrage: Life, Murder, and Justice in Early Industrial New England (1986)

Katcher, Leo. The Big Bankroll: The Life and Times of Arnold Rothstein (1994)

Kauffman, Michael W. American Brutus: John Wilkes Booth  And the Lincoln Conspiracies (2004)

Keefe, Rose. Guns and Roses: The Untold Story of Dion O'Banion Chicago's Big Shot Before Al Capone (2003)

Keheler, William. Violence in Lincoln County, 1869-1881, (1957)

Keire, Mara L. For Business and Pleasure: Red Light Districts and the Regulation of Vice in the United States (2010)

Keith, LeeAnna. The Colfax Massacre: The Untold Story of Black Power, White Terror, and the Death of Reconstruction (2008)

Keller, Allan. Scandalous Lady: The Life and Times of Madam Restell (1981)

Kelleher, Judith. Brothels, Depravity, and Abandoned Women: Illegal Sex in Ante-Bellum New Orleans (2009)

Kelly, Charles. The Outlaw Trail: A History of Butch Cassidy and His Wild Bunch (1938)(1996)

Keneally, Thomas. American Scoundrel: Life of the Notorious Civil War General Dan Sickles (2002)

Kennedy, Dolores. William Heirens: His Day in Court (1991)

Kennedy, Ludovic. The Airman and the Carpenter (1985)

Kennedy, Randall. "Nigger": The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word (2001)

Kennett, Lee and James LaVerne Anderson. The Gun in America: The Origins of a National Dilemma (1975)

Kenny, Kevin. Peaceable Kingdom Lost: The Paxton Boys and the Destruction of William Penn's Holy Experiment (2009)

King, Jeffery S. The Life and Death of Pretty Boy Floyd (1998)

Kinney, Brandon G. The Mormon War: Zion and the Missouri Extermination Order of 1838 (2011)

Klatt, Granger Christine. They Died at Their Posts: a True Historical Account of Murder and Lynching on the Wisconsin Frontier, 1881 (1976)

Klausner, Lawrence D. The Son of Sam (1981)

Kline, Michael J. The Baltimore Plot: The First Conspiracy to Assassinate Abraham Lincoln (2008)

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