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Title Documenting American violence : a sourcebook / edited by Christopher Waldrep and Michael Bellesiles.

Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.

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 UniM Bail  303.60973 DOCU    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 399 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 Crime as Social Drama 11 -- 2 Conquest of America 37 -- Virginia's Capital Laws -- Pequot War -- Kieft's War -- Bacon's Rebellion -- Pueblo Uprising and Its Suppression -- Salem Witchcraft Trials -- Paxton Boys -- 3 Revolutionary Violence 71 -- North Carolina Regulators -- Boston Massacre -- American Revolution Begins -- Revolutionary Institutions -- Battling Dissent -- Shays's Rebellion -- 4 Slavery 113 -- Slave Law -- Slave Revolt in Virginia -- A Slave Insurrection in Mississippi -- Dueling -- Daily Experience of Cruelty -- 5 Civil War 143 -- Harpers Ferry -- Experience of Battle -- Battle of Gettysburg -- New York City Draft Riots -- Andersonville -- Assassination of Abraham Lincoln -- 6 New South 171 -- Black Codes -- New Orleans Race Riot -- KU Klux Klan -- Vicksburg Massacre -- Calls for a Black Defense Force -- Carrollton Massacre -- Lynching -- Wilmington Race Riots -- White Opposition to Mob Violence -- Tulsa Race Riots -- 7 Wild West in Myth and Reality 207 -- Mexican War -- Little Bighorn Massacre -- Billy the Kid -- Popular Tribunals -- Virginian -- Wounded Knee -- 8 Industrialization of Violence 245 -- Strike of 1877 -- Haymarket Trials -- Class War in Coeur D'Alene -- Assassination of Frank Steunenberg -- Ludlow Massacre -- Hawk's Nest Tunnel -- 9 Violence As a Means of Crime Control 283 -- Problem with Due Process -- Problem of Class -- Problem with the Police -- Problem of Organized Crime -- Problem of Race -- Death Penalty -- 10 Civil Rights 319 -- A Law Against Lynching -- Emmett Till -- Freedom Rides -- Confrontation at Ole Miss -- Jail As a Temple of Freedom -- A President Speaks in Favor of Civil Rights -- Supreme Court Places Civil Rights Above States' Rights -- 11 Lost to History 355 -- Living with Domestic Violence -- Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl -- Rights of the Victim.
Other author Waldrep, Christopher, 1951-
Bellesiles, Michael A.
Subject Violence -- United States -- History -- Sources.
United States -- History -- Sources.
Standard Number 9780195150032
9780195150049
ISBN 0195150031 (alk. paper)
019515004X (paperback: alk. paper)