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Author Roth, Randolph, 1951-
Title American homicide / Randolph Roth
Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2009
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  HV6524 .R68 2009    AVAILABLE    30610020315909
Descript xv, 655 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 588-640) and index
"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?
Subject Homicide -- United States -- History
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