Lethal Imagination Violence and Brutality in American History

By: Bellesiles, Michael A (Edited by)

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Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 453 pages This collection of original essays examines the role of violence in America's past, exploring its history and development, from slave patrols in the Colonial South to gun ownership in the twentieth century. Contributors examine both individual acts, such as domestic violence, murder, dueling, frontier vigilantism, and rape, and group and state-led acts such as lynchings, slave uprisings, rifle clubs, legal sanctions of heterosexual aggression, and invasive medical experiments on women's bodies.

Title: Lethal Imagination Violence and Brutality in American History

Author Name: Bellesiles, Michael A (Edited by)

Categories: History-US&Canada,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: New York and London, New York University Press: 1999

ISBN Number: 0814712967

ISBN Number 13: 9780814712962

Binding: Softcover

Seller ID: ID308333

Keywords: Crime Social History US History Violence,