Works Cited in The Dastardly Past

The Dastardly Past–essential dates in the history of mystery, for readers and writers of capers, cozies, detection, espionage, forensics, noire, procedurals, true crime, and whodunits.


Works Cited, Electronic Collections and Databases:

American Film Institute Catalog
Dallas Morning News online
Gale Literary Databases
Handbook of Texas online
New Georgia Encyclopedia
New York Times online
Oxford Bibliographies online

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
Readers Guide Retrospective

Scribner Writers Series
TARO:  Texas Archival Resources Online

Works Cited, Books & Articles:

Blum, Deborah. The Poisoner’s Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York. 2010.

Forsyth, Hazel.  The Cheapside Hoard: London’s Lost Jewels.  London:  Museum of London, 2013.

Huang, Yunte.  Charlie Chan:  The Untold Story of the Honorable Detective and His Rendezvous with American History.  New York:  W. W. Norton & Company, 2010.

Hutton, Fiona. “The Working of the 1832 Anatomy Act in Oxford and Manchester.” Family & Community History 9, no. 2 (November 2006): 125-139.

Priestman, Martin. The Cambridge Companion to Crime Fiction. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003.

Stewart, Amy, Briony Morrow-Cribbs, and Jonathon Rosen. Wicked Plants: The Weed That Killed Lincoln’s Mother & Other Botanical Atrocities. 2009.