The First Detective : the Life and Revolutionary Times of Vidocq, Criminal, Spy and Private Eye

The First Detective : the Life and Revolutionary Times of Vidocq, Criminal, Spy and Private Eye

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Traces the detective and forensic scientist's criminal origins and transition into police work, his wartime contributions, and his role in such developments as criminal indexing, fingerprinting, and private detective work.
Publisher: New York : Overlook Press, 2011
Copyright Date: ©2004
ISBN: 9781590206386
159020638X
Branch Call Number: 363.2092 VIDOC MORTO
Characteristics: xi, 266 pages ; 24 cm

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MarioEnriqueRiosPinot Mar 13, 2014

I just finished this biography. It was a wonderful read, I enjoyed it. The footnotes are interesting. I am having some trouble finding his memoirs. Thank you.

ser_library Aug 23, 2012

the author tries to put Vidocq in conquest but the chronological tale of many exploits soon becomes boring... read a bit

it needs and index

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