The Resource Strain of violence : historical studies of American violence and vigilantism, Richard Maxwell Brown

Strain of violence : historical studies of American violence and vigilantism, Richard Maxwell Brown

Label
Strain of violence : historical studies of American violence and vigilantism
Title
Strain of violence
Title remainder
historical studies of American violence and vigilantism
Statement of responsibility
Richard Maxwell Brown
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
These essays, written by leading historian of violence and Presidential Commission consultant Richard Maxwell Brown, consider the challenges posed to American society by the criminal, turbulent, and depressed elements of American life and the violent response of the established order. Covering violent incidents from colonial American to the present, Brown presents illuminating discussions of violence and the American Revolution, black-white conflict from slave revolts to the black ghetto riots of the 1960s, the vigilante tradition, and two of America's most violent regions--Central Texas, whic
Cataloging source
Nz
Dewey number
303.60973
Index
index present
LC call number
HN90.V5
LC item number
B75 1975eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Strain of violence : historical studies of American violence and vigilantism, Richard Maxwell Brown
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Patterns of American Violence; Part II: EARLY AMERICAN ORIGINS OF VIOLENCE AND EXTREMISM; 2. Violence and the American Revolution; 3. South Carolina Extremism and Its Violent Origins: From the Regulator Movement to the Edgefield Tradition, 1760-1960; Part III: VIGILANTISM: THE CONSERVATIVE MOB; 4. The American Vigilante Tradition; 5. Pivot of American Vigilantism: The San Francisco Vigilance Committee of 1856; 6. Lawless Lawfulness: Legal and Behavioral Perspectives on American Vigilantism; Part IV: VIOLENT PATHS TO THE PRESENT
Control code
ocn228118647
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 397 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195019438
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b11032376
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)228118647
  • pebcs0195019431

Library Locations

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