Roots of Violence in Black Philadelphia 1860 1900

Roots of Violence in Black Philadelphia  1860 1900
Author : Roger Lane
Publisher : Harvard University Press
Total Pages : 213
Release : 1986
ISBN 10 : 0674779789
ISBN 13 : 9780674779785
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Roots of Violence in Black Philadelphia 1860 1900 Book Description:

Lane offers a historical explanation for rising levels of black urban crime and family instability during a paradoxical era. Modern crime rates and patterns are shown to be products of a historical culture traceable from its formative years. The author charts Philadelphia's story but also makes suggestions about national and international patterns.


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