Documenting American Violence

Documenting American Violence : A Sourcebook

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Through contemporary voices, Documenting American Violence tracks the changes in the nature of American violence. This anthology looks at violence as an integral part of American history and includes excerpts from a wide range of primary sources, including court records. newspaper accounts, and political documents. Topics include violence and the conquest of America, Revolutionary violence, slavery, the Civil War, lynching, the West, industrial violence, civil rights, domestic violence, and crime as social drama. Taken together, they open a new window on American history, covering the colonial period, the American Revolution, the Age of Jackson, the Civil War, the industrial revolution, World War II, the Sixties, and contemporary more

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  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 152.4 x 231.1 x 27.9mm | 635.04g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 019515004X
  • 9780195150049

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a wonderful classroom resource. * Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones, American Studies *show more

About Christopher Waldrep

Christopher Waldrep is Jamie and Phyllis Pasker Prof. of History at San Francisco State University and the author of The Many Faces of Judge Lynch: Extralegal Violence and Punishment in America. Michael Bellesiles is the editor of Lethal Imagination: Violence and Brutality in American more

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