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American Homicide

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$25.00 • £20.95 • €22.50

ISBN 9780674064119

Publication Date: 03/05/2012

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672 pages

31 charts, 1 map, 1 table

Belknap Press

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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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