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Violent Land – Single Men & Social Disorder from the Frontier to the Inner City Hardcover – 29 Nov 1996

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  • Hardcover: 370 pages
  • Publisher: Harvard University Press (29 November 1996)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0674278704
  • ISBN-13: 978-0674278707
  • Product Dimensions: 16.5 x 3.2 x 24.8 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 757 g
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Professor David T. Courtwright has produced a fascinating, important, and impressive study of violence in the American past. His approach is innovative and his methods creative. The book examines the recurring problem of violence in American history and argues, compellingly, that violence has most often been associated with young unmarried males who find themselves thrust into pockets of society in which males significantly outnumber females. Unrestrained by marriage or family life, these males succumb to the violent propensities inherent in both their age and their gender...This book will be a lasting and valuable contribution to the study of violence in America...[It] is a significant and praiseworthy achievement.--Glenn Feldman "Southern Humanities Review "

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David T. Courtwright is Professor of History at the University of North Florida.

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