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What Trouble I Have Seen

A History of Violence against Wives

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$32.50 • £26.95 • €29.50

ISBN 9780674950788

Publication Date: 03/30/1998

Short

256 pages

6 x 9-1/4 inches

World

  • Acknowledgments
  • Prologue
  • “To Maintain His Authority”: The Settlement Era
  • “When a Man Stoops to Strike a Woman”: The 1890s
  • “His Face Is Weak and Sensual”: Portland and the Whipping Post Law
  • “To Use His Muscle on Her”: 1920–1945
  • “We Found That We Were Not Alone”: The Years after World War II
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix: Quantitative Measures
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • 1996 Gustavus Myers Center Outstanding Book Award, Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights
  • America Award for the Best Scholarship on the Subject of Intolerance in North America
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