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Violent Land: Single Men and Social Disorder from the Frontier to the Inner City

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This book offers a look at violence in America - why it is so prevalent, and what and who are responsible. David Cartwright takes the long view of his subject, developing the historical patterns of violence and disorder in this country. Where there is violent and disorderly behaviour, he shows, there are plenty of men, largely young and single. What began in the mining camp and bunkhouse has simply continued in the urban world of today, where many young, armed, intoxicated, honour-conscious bachelors have reverted to ...

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0674278704

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9780674278707

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Violent Land: Single Men and Social Disorder from the Frontier to the Inner City
1998, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674278714

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Violent Land: Single Men and Social Disorder from the Frontier to the Inner City
1996, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780674278707

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