By Yasuhiro Matsui
By James Powell & Jill Moxley
Counterfeiting is as outdated as funds itself, and stories of the crafty criminals attempting to outsmart the procedure have continually enthralled us and that is precisely what is going to ensue as you learn Faking It! A historical past of Counterfeiting in Canada. This richly illustrated publication introduces the reader to the historical past of the crime and a few of the grisly punishments meted out some time past. It explores the "arms race" among the issuers of cash and the counterfeiters, in addition to situations of legitimate counterfeiting in wartime. the point of interest then strikes to Canada's adventure with bogus debts and cash from the 17th century to the current day. whereas emphasizing that counterfeiting isn't really a victimless crime, the authors current interesting case experiences and profiles of the criminals and their adversaries. this present day, the financial institution of Canada and the RCMP are front line within the struggle to take care of self assurance in Canada's forex. The altering face of financial institution observe defense is tested, culminating with the hot polymer...
By Edward V Williams
This generously illustrated ebook documents the tale of Russia's bells--the hundreds of thousands of awe inspiring tools that gave voice to the visible splendors of Russian Orthodoxy and to the political aspirations of the tsars.
Originally released in 1986.
By Jeffrey Kahan
This booklet lines the formation and effect of the recent Shakspere Society, created in 1873, which committed itself to fixing the mysteries of Shakespeare’s authorship when it comes to technological know-how. This promise, notwithstanding, was once undermined not just by way of the antics of its director, Frederick J. Furnivall, but in addition by means of the inexactitudes of the exams. Jeffrey Kahan puzzles out how a society geared in the direction of technology fast devolved right into a sequence of grudge fits. still, the hot Shakspere Society set the bibliographical and biographical time table for the following century—an strange legacy for a company that used to be rife with intrigue, enmity, and incompetence; lives have been ruined, attorneys consulted, and scholarship (mostly undesirable) produced and released.