Malcolm Archibald

Author Malcolm Archibald received the 2005 Dundee Book Prize. A Sink of Atrocity came about from his Masters dissertation in history and includes original and new research about the story of crime in Dundee. Malcolm Archibald lives near Elgin in Northern Scotland.

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  1. Liverpool: Gangs, Vice and Packet Rats, Malcolm Archibald

    Liverpool: Gangs, Vice and Packet Rats

    19th Century Crime and Punishment

    Malcolm Archibald

    £9.99

    Liverpool in the nineteenth century was a place full of stories of assault, robbery and murder as well as poachers, footpads and highwaymen who preyed on the unwary. This is the story of crime and punishment in 19th century Liverpool's underworld.
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  2. Glasgow: The Real Mean City, Malcolm Archibald

    Glasgow: The Real Mean City

    True Crime and Punishment in the Second City of the Empire

    Malcolm Archibald

    £7.99

    The police had an often thankless task and The Real Mean City chronicles the century-long struggle of the forces of law and order to bring peace to a troubled city.
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  3. Fishermen, Randies and Fraudsters, Malcolm Archibald

    Fishermen, Randies and Fraudsters

    Crime in the 19th Century Aberdeen and the North East

    Malcolm Archibald

    £9.99

    Hugging the coast and crammed between two rivers, Aberdeen grew up isolated from Scotland's other urban centres. Yet Aberdeen experienced its share of crime in the 19th century. The city was plagued by a plethora of prostitutes, ravaged by riots and aggravated by assaults.
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  4. Bloody Scotland, Malcolm Archibald

    Bloody Scotland

    Crime in 19th Century Scotland

    Malcolm Archibald

    £9.99

    In the 19th century Scotland was depicted as a land of misty glens, engineering innovation and inventive genius. But Scotland was also the home of brutal murder, terrifying riots, child cruelty, bank robbery and acid attack. This book exposes some of the crimes, remembered and forgotten, that rocked the Scotland of our ancestors.
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  5. Whisky, Wars, Riots and Murder, Malcolm Archibald

    Whisky, Wars, Riots and Murder

    Crime in the 19th Century Highlands and Islands

    Malcolm Archibald

    £9.99

    Although the nineteenth-century elite looked on the Highlands and Islands as a sporting paradise, for the indigenous population it was a turbulent place.
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  6. Ancestors in the Arctic, Malcolm Archibald

    Ancestors in the Arctic

    A Photographic History of Dundee Whaling

    Malcolm Archibald

    £14.99

    For over 160 years, Dundee sent ships to the Arctic to hunt the whales. It was a brutal, dangerous business but one which was vital to the economy of the city.
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  7. Glasgow: The Real Mean City, Malcolm Archibald

    Glasgow: The Real Mean City

    Malcolm Archibald

    £9.99

    There cannot be many cities where crime could mean anything from stealing a ship to singing a seditious song, but nineteenth-century Glasgow was a unique place with an amazing dynamism. The Real Mean City chronicles the century-long struggle of the forces of law and order to bring peace to a troubled city.
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  8. A Sink of Atrocity, Malcolm Archibald

    A Sink of Atrocity

    Crime in 19th Century Dundee

    Malcolm Archibald

    £11.99

    Dundee in the nineteenth century was a very dangerous place. Ever since the Circuit judge Lord Cockburn branded the city 'A Sink of Atrocity' in his Memoirs, the image of old Dundee has been one of poverty and crime - but what was it really like to live in the streets and closes of Dundee at that time?
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