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Pistols and petticoats

Erika Janik

Pistols and petticoats

175 years of lady detectives in fact and fiction

by Erika Janik

  • 379 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • In literature,
  • Policewomen,
  • Women private investigators,
  • Detective and mystery stories,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-225) and index.

    StatementErika Janik
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV8023 .J36 2016
    The Physical Object
    Pagination238 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages238
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27205095M
    ISBN 100807039381
    ISBN 109780807039380
    LC Control Number2015035609
    OCLC/WorldCa920817633

      “A truly exceptional, inherently fascinating, consistently compelling, informed and informative read, Pistols and Petticoats: Years of Lady Detectives in Fact and Fiction is an impressive and unique work of deftly written history combined with a thoughtful and thought-provoking literary study.” —Midwest Book ReviewBrand: Beacon Press.   “A truly exceptional, inherently fascinating, consistently compelling, informed and informative read, Pistols and Petticoats: Years of Lady Detectives in Fact and Fiction is an impressive and unique work of deftly written history combined with a thoughtful and thought-provoking literary study.” —Midwest Book Review.

      Pistols And Petticoats by Erika Janik, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Pistols And Petticoats: Erika Janik: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5(79).   An illustrated overview of life’s history on Earth, moving backward from now to its beginnings billion years ago. Zoehfeld begins with the present epoch, using the unofficial Anthropocene moniker, then skips b years to the beginning of the Holocene and so back by periods to the Ediacaran and its predecessors, with pauses along the way to marvel at the widespread Author: Julie Cummins.

      The book is sure to satisfy and intrigue any mystery lover. It is profound to look back to see the difficulties women faced then, as well as how it affects today. You won’t want to miss it! Pistols and Petticoats Years of Lady Detectives in Fact and Fiction by . A history of the intrepid women who ventured into male territory to solve crimes. Janik (Marketplace of the Marvelous: The Strange Origins of Modern Medicine, , etc.) investigates nearly two centuries of policewomen, female detectives, and fictional sleuths in this lively look at women’s adventuresome , the famed detective Allan Pinkerton took a chance on hiring Kate Warne.


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