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Crime and punishment in America / David B. Wolcott and Tom Head.

Wolcott, David B. (Author). Head, Tom. (Author).
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Kirtland Community College Library HV 6799 .W65 2010 30541125 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780816062478 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0816062471 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780816078974 (pbk)
  • ISBN: 0816078971 (pbk)
  • Physical Description: xiii, 417 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Checkmark Books, 2010.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 385-404) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Old crimes in the New World: 1500-1699 -- A new system of justice: 1700-1789 -- The American experiment: 1790-1829 -- The American city: 1830-1854 -- A nation dissolved: 1855-1869 -- East and West: 1870-1889 -- The Gilded Age and Progressive Era: 1890-1913 -- Bootleggers and G-men: 1914-1933 -- World War II and the Cold War: 1934-1957 -- Civil disobedience and civic reform: 1958-1970 -- A crisis of confidence: 1971-1981 -- Responding to urban crime: 1982-1992 -- Crime and justice as public issues: 1993 to present.
Summary, etc.: Surveys the history of criminal justice and punishment in the United States, drawing on source materials ranging from the 1654 Maryland Public Morality Codes to trial transcripts from the O.J. Simpson Trial.
Subject: Crime > United States > History.
Criminal justice, Administration of > United States > History.
Punishment > United States > History.
Crime > United States > History.
Administration of criminal justice > United States > History.
Punishment > United States > History.
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