Documenting American Violence (Heftet)

A Sourcebook



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Forfatter: og
Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2006
Antall sider: 416
Forlag: Oxford University Press Inc
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780195150049
Kategori: Kulturhistorie
Omtale: Documenting American Violence
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 America.

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