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American Homicide

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$58.50 • £46.95 • €52.50

ISBN 9780674035201

Publication Date: 10/30/2009

Short

672 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

31 charts, 1 map, 1 table

Belknap Press

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  • List of Figures
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • 1. “Cuttinge One Anothers Throates”: Homicide in Early Modern Europe and America
  • 2. “All Hanging Together”: The Decline of Homicide in the Colonial Period
  • 3. Family and Intimate Homicide in the First Two Centuries
  • 4. “A Sense of Their Rights”: Homicide in the Age of Revolution
  • 5. The Emergence of Regional Differences: Homicide in the Postrevolutionary Period
  • 6. The Rise in Family and Intimate Homicide in the Nineteenth Century
  • 7. “All Is Confusion, Excitement and Distrust”: America Becomes a Homicidal Nation
  • 8. The Modern Pattern Is Set: Homicide from the End of Reconstruction to World War I
  • 9. The Problem Endures: Homicide from World War I to the Present
  • Conclusion: Can America’s Homicide Problem Be Solved?
  • Sources
  • Methods
  • Notes
  • References
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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Awards & Accolades

  • 2011 Michael J. Hindelang Award, American Society of Criminology
  • 2010 Allan Sharlin Memorial Award, Social Science History Association
  • A Choice Outstanding Academic Title of 2010
  • A Reason Best Book of 2009
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