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American homicide

"Cuttinge one anothers throates" : homicide in early modern Europe and America -- "All hanging together" : the decline of homicide in the Colonial Period -- Family and intimate homicide in the first two centuries -- "A sense of their rights" : homicide in the age of rev...

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Main Author: Roth, Randolph
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, Mass. [u.a.] Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 2009
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Summary:"Cuttinge one anothers throates" : homicide in early modern Europe and America -- "All hanging together" : the decline of homicide in the Colonial Period -- Family and intimate homicide in the first two centuries -- "A sense of their rights" : homicide in the age of revolution -- The emergence of regional differences : homicide in the postrevolutionary period -- The rise in family and intimate homicide in the nineteenth century -- "All is confusion, excitement and distrust" : America becomes a homicidal nation -- The modern pattern is set : homicide from the end of Reconstruction to World War I -- The problem endures : homicide from World War I to the present -- Conclusion : can America's homicide problem be solved?
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:XV, 655 S. graph. Darst., Kt. 24 cm
ISBN:9780674064119
9780674035201