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Ray B. Browne & Lawrence A. Kreiser Jr. - The Detective As Historian

Bowling Green, OH, Bowling Green University Press, 2000.  Much crime fiction is rooted in history, from ancient Egypt to the Roman Empire, to the Dark Ages, to the Renaissance, and on into modern times.  Here, an analysis of the value of the historical information of a particular period in history seen through the lens of crime fiction.  Fine in near fine dust jacket, which shows one small wrinkle to upper right corner. $39.95.