BOOK REVIEWS: CRIME AND DEVIANCY


  Pamela Barmash, Homicide in the Biblical World (2004)

Beth Berkowitz, "Review Of 'Homicide In The Biblical World,' By Pamela Barmash," Journal Of Law And Religion, 21 (2006).

Assnat Bartor, "Review Of Pamela Barmash, 'Homicide In The Biblical World,'" Review Of Biblical Literature (2005).


  Robert Bartlett, Hanged Man: A Story of Miracle, Memory and Colonialism in the Middle Ages (2006)

Nora Berend, "Review Of 'Hanged Man: A Story Of Miracle, Memory, And Colonialism In The Middle Ages,' By Robert Bartlett," Reviews In History (February 2006).


  J.M. Beattie, First English Detectives: The Bow Street Runners and the Policing of London (2012)

David Churchill, "Review Of 'The First English Detectives: The Bow Street Runners And The Policing Of London, 1750-1840,' By J.M. Beattie," Crime, History And Society, 17 (2013).

Clive Emsley, "The First English Detectives," History Today, 62 (August 8, 2012).


  J.M. Beattie, Policing and Punishment in London, 1660-1750: Urban Crime and the Limits of Terror (2001)

Peter Rushton, "Review Of 'Policing And Punishment In London, 1660-1750: Urban Crime And The Limits Of Terror,' By J.M. Beattie," Crime, History And Societies, 7 (2003).


  Deborah Blum, Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York (2010)

Jory John, "Review Of 'The Poisoner's Handbook,' By Deborah Blum," San Francisco Chronicle, March 21, 2010.

Glen Weldon, "'The Poisoner's Handbook': CSI's Jazz Age Roots," NPR Books, March 9, 2010.

Brian Switek, "Book Review: 'The Poisoner's Handbook,'" Wired (March 8, 2010).

Elyssa East, "Murder By The Drop," New York Times, February 25, 2010.

Art Taylor, "Book Review: 'The Poisoner's Handbook,' By Deborah Blum," Washington Post, February 21, 2010.

Chris Mooney, "A Poison Aficionado's Guide To 6 Killer Chemicals," Mother Jones (January 10, 2014).


  David Bosco, Rough Justice: The International Criminal Court's Battle to Fix the World, One Prosecution at A Time (2014)

Samuel Moyn, "Book Review: 'Rough Justice,' By David Bosco," Wall Street Journal, January 21, 2014.


  Bryan Burrough, Public Enemies: America's Greatest Crime Wave and the Birth of the FBI, 1933-34 (2004)

Clare Longrigg, "Mob Rule," Guardian, January 8, 2005.

Mark Costello, "America's Most Wanted," New York Times, August 1, 2004.


  George Chauncy, Gay New York: Gender, Urban Culture, and the Making of the Gay Male World, 1890-1940 (1995)

David F. Greenberg, "Boys And Boys Together," New York Times, June 26, 1994.

Jim Kepner, "Review Of 'Gay New York: Gender, Urban Crime, And The Making Of The Gay Male World, 1890-1940,' By George Chauncey," International Gay And Lesbian Review (1994).


  Scott Christianson, Last Gasp: The Rise and Fall of the American Gas Chamber (2010)

Randy Dotinga, "Could The Gas Chamber Return In The U.S.?," Christian Science Monitor, July 7, 2015.

Justin Sullivan, "'The Last Gasp': Can You Take The Pain Out Of Executions?," Salon, August 1, 2010.


  Judith Flanders, Invention of Murder: How the Victorians Revelled in Death and Detection and Created Modern Crime (2011)

Alexandra Mullen, "Bloody-Minded Victorians," Wall Street Journal, July 26, 2013.

Ian Burley, "Book Review: 'The Invention Of Murder,'" History Today, 61 (July 2011).

Wendy Moore, "'The Invention Of Murder,' By Judith Flanders: Review," Telegraph, January 16, 2011.

Andrew Motion, "'The Invention Of Murder' By Judith Flanders -- Review," Guardian, January 8, 2011.

Andrew Taylor, "Review Of 'The Invention Of Murder,' By Judith Flanders," Independent, December 31, 2010.


  Michel Foucault, Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison (1995)

David J. Rothman, "Society And Its Prisons," New York Times, February 19, 1978.


  Estelle B. Freedman, Redefining Rape: Sexual Violence in the Era of Suffrage and Segregation (2013)

"Review Of 'Redefining Rape: Sexual Violence In The Era Of Suffrage And Segregation,'" Association For Feminist Anthropology (March 3, 2015).

Bruce E. Baker, "Book Review: 'Redefining Rape -- Sexual Violence In The Era Of Suffrage And Segregation,' By Estelle B. Freedman," London School Of Economics And Political Science Review Of Books (May 8, 2014).

Annie Shields, "Manufacturing Consent: Estelle B. Freedman's 'Redefining Rape,'" Los Angeles Review Of Books (February 11, 2014).

Imani Perry, "'Redefining Rape,' By Estelle Freedman," San Francisco Gate, September 13, 2013.


  David Garland, Peculiar Institution: America's Death Penalty in an Age of Abolition (2010)

Carol S. Steiker, "Capital Punishment And Contingency," Harvard Law Review (January 20, 2012).

Marie Gottschalk, "Is Death Different?," New Republic (March 16, 2011).

John Paul Stevens, "On The Death Sentence," New York Review Of Books (December 23, 2010).

Kenneth J. Cooper, "Why The Death Penalty Still Exists In The U.S.," Boston.com, October 22, 2010.

"David Garland: 'Peculiar Institution -- America's Death Penalty In An Age Of Abolition,'" 2011.


  V.A.C. Gatrell, Hanging Tree: Execution and the English People, 1770-1868 (1999)

Peter Linebaugh, "'To The Teeth And Forehead Of Our Faults,'" International Socialism Journal (1995).


  Timothy Gilfoyle, City of Eros: New York City, Prostitution, and the Commercialization of Sex, 1790-1920 (1994)

David Nasaw, "Love For Sale," New York Times, August 30, 1992.


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

Matthew Price, "A 'Good Fellow' In Gotham -- A Literate Gilded Age Thief," New York Observer, August 21, 2006.

William Grimes, "'A Pickpocket's Tale': A 'Good Fellow' At Play In The Fields Of New York Crime," New York Times, August 9, 2006.

William Bryk, "A Good Fellow And A Wise Guy," New York Sun, August 9, 2006.

Jim Rossi, "A Common Crook's Uncommon Life," Los Angeles Times, August 8, 2006.


  Karen Halttunen, Murder Most Foul: The Killer and the American Gothic Imagination (2000)

Lee Chambers-Schiller, "Review Of 'Murder Most Foul: The Killer And The American Gothic Imagination,'" H-Net Reviews (November 1999).

Randolph Roth, "Review Of 'Murder Most Foul: The Killer And The American Gothic Imagination,'" H-Net Reviews (November 1999).


  Debra Hamel, Trying Neaira: The True Story of A Courtesan's Scandalous Life in Ancient Greece (2003)

Ingrid D. Rowland, "Review Of Debra Hamel, 'Trying Neaira: The True Story Of A Courtesan's Scandalous Life In Ancient Greece,'" New Republic Online (July 24, 2003).

Ian Worthington, "Review Of Debral Hamel, 'Trying Neaira: The True Story Of A Courtesan's Scandalous Life In Ancient Greece,'" Bryn Mawr Classical Review (July 2003).


  Joel F. Harrington, Faithful Executioner: Life and Death, Honor and Shame in the Turbulent Sixteenth Century (2013)

Richard J. Evans, "Broken By The Wheel -- The Diary Of An Executioner," Times Literary Supplement, September 4, 2013.

Kat Hill, "The Faithful Executioner," History Today, 63 (June 2013).

Ben Wilson, "Review Of 'Faithful Executioner: Life And Death, Honour And Shame In The Turbulent Sixteenth Century,' By Joel F. Harrington," Telegraph, May 15, 2013.

Brendam Simms, "A Final Sentence," Wall Street Journal, April 7, 2013.

Jacob Soll, "Biography Of A Torturer," New Republic (March 19, 2013).

Jeremy McGuire, "Review Of 'The Faithful Executioner: Life And Death, Honor And Shame In The Turbulent Sixteenth Century,'" New York Journal Of Books.


  Philip Jenkins, Moral Panic: Changing Concepts of the Child Molester in Modern America (2004)

Julie Waterson, "Behind Closed Doors," Socialist Review (January 1999).


  Peter King, Crime and Law in England, 1750-1840: Remaking Justice from the Margins (2006)

Elisabeth Cawthon, "Review Of 'Crime And Law In England, 1750-1840: Remaking Justice From The Margins,'" H-Net Reviews (June 2007).

Allyson May, "Review Of 'Crime And Law In England, 1750-1840: Remaking Justice From The Margins,'" H-Net Reviews (July 2007).


  Regina Kunzel, Criminal Intimacy: Prison and the Uneven History of Modern American Sexuality (2010)

Lynne Segal, "Review Of 'Criminal Intimacy: Prison And The Uneven History Of Modern American Sexuality,'" Times Higher Education (August 21, 2008).


  John H. Langbein, Origins of Adversary Criminal Trial (2005)

Allyson May, "Review Of 'The Origins Of The Adversary Criminal Trial,'" H-Net Reviews (March 2004).


  Evan J. Mandery, Wild Justice: The Death and Resurrection of Capital Punishment in America (2013)

David Dagan, "Abolition And Backlash," Washington Monthly (March/April/May 2014).

Robert Zaller, "The Nine Lives Of Capital Punishment,"  Broad Street Review (January 10, 2014).

Mary Welek Atwell, "Review Of 'A Wild Justice: The Death And Resurrection Of Capital Punishment In America,' By Evan J. Mandery," Law And Politics Book Review (January 2014).

Vanessa Place, "A Court Of Law, Not Of Justice," Los Angeles Review Of Books (November 14, 2013).

David Oshinsky, "Stay Of Execution," New York Times, August 30, 2013.

Evan J. Mandery, "Our Last Legal Heroes?: Fighting To Kill The Death Penalty," Salon, August 11, 2013.


  Thomas A.J. McGinn, Prostitution, Sexuality and the Law in Ancient Rome (2003)

Brent D. Shaw, "Review Of Thomas A. J. McGinn, 'Prostitution, Sexuality, And Law In Ancient Rome,'" Bryn Mawr Classical Review (September 22, 1999).


  Michael Meranze, Laboratories of Virtue: Punishment, Revolution and Authority in Philadelphia, 1760-1835 (2002)

G. S. Rowe, "Review Of 'Laboratories Of Virtue: Punishment, Revolution And Authority In Philadelphia, 1760-1835,'" H-Net Reviews (June 1996).


  Peter Oliver, "Terror to Evil-Doers": Prisons and Punishments in Nineteenth-Century Ontario (1998)

Kelly Hannah-Moffat, "Review Of Peter Olivier, 'Terror To Evil Doers: Prisons And Punishment In Nineteenth-Century Ontario,'" CJS Online (June 1999).


  Marcus Redicker, Villains of All Nations: Atlantic Pirates in the Golden Age (2005)

Kevin P. McDonald, "Devils On The Deep Blue Sea," H-Atlantic (December 2005).

Colin Wilson, "Original Pirate Material," Socialist Review (September 2004).


  Haia Shpayer-Makov, Ascent of the Detective: Police Sleuths in Victorian and Edwardian England (2011)

John Carter Wood, "Review Of 'Ascent Of The Detective: Police Sleuths In Victorian And Edwardian England,' By Haia Shpayer-Martov," Reviews In History (May 2013).

Bernard Porter, "Review Of 'Ascent Of The Detective,' By Haia Shpayer-Makov," Guardian, December 23, 2011.

"Review Of 'Ascent Of The Detective: Police Sleuths In Victorian And Edwardian England,'" Times Higher Education, November 17, 2011.


  Lisa Silverman, Tortured Subjects: Pain, Truth and the Body in Early Modern Europe (2001)

Robert Schneider, "Review Of Lisa Silverman, 'Tortured Subjects: Pain, Truth, And The Body In Early Modern France,'" H-France Review, 1 (November 2001).


  Caleb Smith, Prison and the American Imagination (2011)

Macy Halford, "Protagonists Of Punishment," New Yorker (November 8, 2009).

"Prison As Resurrection," Religion Dispatches (October 23, 2009).


  Stephan Talty, Empire of Blue Water: Captain Morgan's Great Pirate Army, the Epic Battle For the Americas, and the Catastrophe That Ended the Outlaw's Bloody Reign (2008)

Clif Garboden, "Everybody Say, 'Arragh,'" Boston Phoenix, September 12, 2007.

Candice Millard, "Pirates Of The Caribbean," New York Times, June 3, 2007


  Holly Tucker, Blood Work: A Tale of Medicine and Murder in the Scientific Revolution (2011)

David B. Williams, "'Blood Work': A Bloody History Of The Discovery Of Transfusion," Seattle Times, April 2, 2011.

Michael Washburn, "Deadly Transfusion," Boston Globe, March 20, 2011.

"The History Of Transfusion: Bloody Victory," Economist (March 17, 2011).

Cynthia Doran, "Review Of 'Blood Work: A Tale Of Medicine And Murder In The Scientific Revolution,'" New York Journal Of Books.


  Jessica Warner, Incendiary: The Misadventures of John the Painter, First Modern Terrorist (2006)

Terry Glavin, "Review Of 'The Incendiary: The Misadventures Of John The Painter, First Modern Terrorist,' By Jessica Warner," Georgia Straight, August 18, 2005.

Ian Pindar, "Burning Ambition," Guardian, March 5, 2005.

Andrew Kett, "Review Of Jessica Warner, 'The Incendiary: The Misadventure Of John The Painter, First Modern Terrorist,'" Quill And Quire (February 2005).


  Charles Wilkins, Wild Ride: A History of the North West Mounted Police, 1873-1904 (2010)

Emily Beliveau, "Review Of 'The Wild Ride: A History Of The North West Mounted Police, 1873-1904,' By Charles Wilkins," ActiveHistory.ca (April 25, 2013).

Hans Wener, "'The Wild Ride: A History Of The North West Mounted,'" Toronto Star, December 26, 2010.

Nelle Oosterom, "Review Of 'The Wild Ride: A History Of The North West Mounted Police, 1873-1904,' By Charles Wilkins," Canada's History.


 

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