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Plain Clothes & Sleuths: A History of Detectives in Britain
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Plain Clothes & Sleuths: A History of Detectives in Britain (Hardback)

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The detective is a familiar figure in British history. This work looks at famous cases such as the Ripper murders and the beginnings of the Special Branch and Detective Branch of Scotland Yard. This history covers various aspects of crime history, including the career of Jim 'the Penman' Saward, a notorious forger, and more.

BiographyTrue storiesTrue crimeHistory & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsSocial & cultural historyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesCrime & criminologyCriminal investigation & detection Publisher: The History Press Ltd Publication Date: 01/05/2007 ISBN-13: 9780752441863  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Stephen Wade is a crime historian and true crime writer. He is a member of The Police History Society and The Crime Writers' Association in Britain and has published several works on true crime/crime history, including The Torso in the Tank, Foul Deeds and Suspicious Deaths in Bradford and The A-Z of Yorkshire Murder, He teaches a module in Crime, Law and Order at the University of Hull, and a course in Writing Crime at the University of Oxford, School of Continuing Education.

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