The Encyclopedia of Robberies, Heists and Capers

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Bandits, burglars and thieves have always been a mainstay of society. From pickpockets to pirates, bank robbers to bushrangers, this is an encyclopaedia of theft, one of the world's oldest professions. More than 400 entries detail history's most famous robberies from around the world, the thieves who executed them, and the lawmen who brought them to justice. Topical entries are featured, such as art theft, bungled capers, highway robbery, robberies in film and fiction, social bandits, safecracking, and robbery as terrorism. ...

The Encyclopedia of Robberies, Heists and Capers 2002, Checkmark Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780816044894

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The Encyclopedia of Robberies, Heists and Capers 2002, Facts on File, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780816044887

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