Murder Maps: Crime Scenes Revisited. Phrenology to Fingerprint. 1811-1911
Vivid and intriguing, Murder Maps plots the nineteenth century’s most dramatic murders from around the world onto meticulous diagrams and period maps, and recounts the brilliant detective work that solved the cases.
Elegant period maps and compelling crime analysis illuminate this disquieting volume, which reexamines the most captivating and intriguing homicides of the nineteenth century. Organized geographically, the elements of each murder―from the prior movements of both killer and victim to the eventual location of the body―are meticulously replotted using archival maps and bespoke plans, taking readers on a perilous journey around the murder hot spots of the world.
By Dr. Drew Gray, Published by Thames & Hudson, 2020, 224 pages, hardcover.