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The Encyclopedia of Kidnappings

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From Viking raids to Aztec sacrifices, from sexual slavery to terrorist attacks, kidnappings have been committed for profit, politics, religious beliefs, and sometimes for even for savage reasons. This volume studies this sinister branch of criminal activity. More than 900 entries survey kidnappings from Biblical times to the present, detailing notorious kinappers, well-known victims, infamous cases as well as numerous other examples of this crime. Featured cases include: "The Disappeared" - a term coined in Argentina for ...

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The Encyclopedia of Kidnappings
2002, Checkmark Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780816044870

Trade paperback

The Encyclopedia of Kidnappings
2002, Facts on File, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780816044863

Hardcover

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