A criminal history of mankind by Colin Wilson

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Published by Carroll & Graf, Distributed by Publishers Group West in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Violent crimes,
  • History,
  • Murder,
  • Psychological aspects,
  • Violence,
  • Crime

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Book details

StatementColin Wilson
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV6211 .W55 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 702 p. ;
Number of Pages702
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24930794M
ISBN 100881846465
ISBN 109780881846461
OCLC/WorldCa22479937

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London ; New York: Granada, ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: New York: Putnam, © Description: xviii, pages ; 21 cm: Responsibility. A Criminal History Of Mankind by Colin Wilson evaluates with great detail the psychological reasons behind crime and violence and why man is inclined towards criminal activities.

The writer contemplates on the motivations which result in crime and why only the human beings have proven themselves to be a creature who kill their own species.

Colin Henry Wilson (26 June – 5 December ) was an English writer, philosopher and novelist. He also wrote widely on true crime, mysticism and the paranormal, eventually writing more than a hundred books. Wilson called his philosophy "new existentialism" or "phenomenological existentialism", and maintained his life work was "that of a philosopher, and (his) purpose to create a new Born: Colin Henry Wilson, 26 June.

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This book is loaded with information about crime and criminals. The first time I read it in I was amazed at the quality and quantity of information contained in it's pages. If you need information on the Criminal History of Mankind, this is the book.

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