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Roots of Violence in Black Philadelphia, 1860–1900

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$32.50 • £26.95 • €29.50

ISBN 9780674779785

Publication Date: 01/01/1989


206 pages


  • Introduction
  • 1. A Tale of Two Cities
  • 2. Racial and Urban Politics
  • 3. Justice for All
  • 4. The Wages of Sin
  • 5. The Price of Crime
  • 6. Crime and Culture
  • Epilogue
  • A Bibliographical Note
  • Notes
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • 1987 Bancroft Prize, Columbia University
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