No Duty to Retreat: Violence and Values in American History and Society

No Duty to Retreat: Violence and Values in American History and Society

by Richard Maxwell Brown
     
 

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Not only is it an authoritative and engrossing examination of violence on the American frontier and in American society at large, but in American jurisprudence as well. See more details below

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Not only is it an authoritative and engrossing examination of violence on the American frontier and in American society at large, but in American jurisprudence as well.

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Reprint of the esteemed Oxford University Press work originally published in 1991 on violence in America from the frontier to the present. Focus is on the West. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780806126180
Publisher:
University of Oklahoma Press
Publication date:
03/28/1994
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.63(d)

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Richard Maxwell Brown is Beekman Professor of Northwest and Pacific History at the University of Oregon. He is the author of Strain of Violence, editor of American Violence, coeditor of Tradition, Conflict, and Modernization, and has testified before the Congressional Crime Caucus and the National Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Violence.

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