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Violent Land Single Men and Social Disorder from the Frontier to the Inner City by David T. Courtwright

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Published by Harvard University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Crime & criminology,
  • Social history,
  • Violence in society,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • Men"s Studies - General,
  • Sociology - Social Theory,
  • United States - General,
  • History / United States / General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages372
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7692478M
ISBN 100674278712
ISBN 109780674278714

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The Jensens are willing to help the pioneers get to the promised land in Wyoming. But they don’t know the whole story of their newfound friends, or who the outlaws really are. By the time the wagon train reaches Wyoming the truth is ready to explode - in a clash of hard fighting, hard choices, and hard deaths in a violent land. In a Violent Land: Short Stories & Essays is a delight to read. These books deserve more than 5 star ratings. This book deserves to be treasured on a Bookshelf. I recommend this book to every reader, be that a fiction lover or a nonfiction loverThank you @alephbookco for the review copies/5(12). Violent Land boldly crosses academic boundaries probing for the truth about violence in America from a number of angles. In the end, Courtwright finds biological, demographic, cultural, and social explanations for why America has been, and continues to be, a violent land. Buy a cheap copy of The Violent Land book by William W. Johnstone. They are strangers in a strange land - a band of German immigrants trespassing across the Jensen family spread. Led by a baron fleeing a dark past in Germany and Free shipping over $Author: J.A. Johnstone, William W. Johnstone.