Crime and punishment in Oregon, 1875 - 1915: a study of four communities

Introduction -- The rogues of river city -- Crime and punishment in Portland, Oregon, 1875-1915 -- The river city -- The settler's laws -- Tools to the city -- A city of anonymous victims -- The benefit of urban anonymity -- Asserting moral superiority -- Crime and punishment in Eugene, Oregon,...

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Main Author: Laythe, Joseph Willard
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Lewiston, NY [u.a.] Mellen 2008
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
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Summary:Introduction -- The rogues of river city -- Crime and punishment in Portland, Oregon, 1875-1915 -- The river city -- The settler's laws -- Tools to the city -- A city of anonymous victims -- The benefit of urban anonymity -- Asserting moral superiority -- Crime and punishment in Eugene, Oregon, 1897-1915 -- The satellite community -- Formal law and informal practices -- Offenses to the moral order -- Alternate measures -- Harlots, hanging, and hoolihaning -- Crime and punishment in Pendleton, Oregon, 1875-1915 -- In god forsaken country -- The haphazard law -- Wild, wooly, and tolerant -- Mixed messages -- Demimonde on the decline -- Crime and punishment in Jacksonville, Oregon, 1875-1915 -- A mining town of men the rough-hewn law -- Naughty neighbors and friends alike -- Punishment? -- Conclusion
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:IV, 175 S.
ISBN:9780773447844
0773447849