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The Wickersham Commission undertook the first federal assessment of law enforcement in the United States. It set up various committees on issues concerning the observance of Prohibition, the causes and costs of crime, the operation of federal courts, and the problem of official lawlessness. The Wickersham Commission collected wide-ranging background data on the causes of crime, criminal statistics, the costs of crime, juvenile delinquency, psychiatry and the law, and Prohibition. Available to researchers in Part 2: Research Reports and General Subject Files, this data came from government agencies and interrogations of persons connected with the criminal justice system.

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A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch Painters of the Seventeenth Century

Eight-volume English edition reprinted in two volumes; two very scarce volumes of the German edition, which were not translated into English, reprinted in a separately available third volume.

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A Concordance to the Poems of Dylan Thomas

Romantic. Affirmative. Rhetorical. The poetry of Dylan Thomas urged readers to ponder life as they never had before. Researchers now have access to a concordance and word list keyed to the 1978 printing of Dylan Thomas: The Poems, edited by Daniel Jones.

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A People at War

Letters, diaries, memoirs, and other personal papers from the Civil War holdings of the Library of Congress. Edited by John R. Sellers.

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He warned the world about genocide. The world ignored him.

General Roméo Dallaire continues to be haunted by the brutal ethnic extremism he witnessed 20+ years ago in Rwanda.

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News Provides Unique Context & Insights Across the Curriculum

Spanning topics in every subject, news resources are essential for all students and scholars.

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