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The history of violence in America: historical and comparative perspectives,

Author: Hugh Davis Graham; Ted Robert Gurr; United States. National Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Violence. Task Force on Historical and Comparative Perspectives.
Publisher: New York, F.A. Praeger [1969]
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Graham, Hugh Davis.
History of violence in America.
New York, F.A. Praeger [1969]
(OCoLC)648582574
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Davis Graham; Ted Robert Gurr; United States. National Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Violence. Task Force on Historical and Comparative Perspectives.
ISBN: 0275026132 9780275026134
OCLC Number: 24699
Notes: "A New York times book."
Commonly known as the Graham report.
"A report [of the Task Force on Historical and Comparative Perspectives] submitted to the National Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Violence."
Originally published in June 1969 under title: Violence in America.
Description: xxxvi, 822 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: [Part I. A Historical Overview of Violence in Europe and America] --
Collective Violence in European Perspective / Charles Tilly --
Historical Patterns of Violence in America / Richard Maxwell Brown --
A 150-year study of political violence in the United States / Sheldon G. Levy --
[Part II. Immigrant Societies and the Frontier Tradition] --
Comparative Study of Fragment Cultures / Louis Hartz --
Frontier Tradition : an Invitation to Violence / Joe B. Frantz --
American Vigilante Tradition / Richard Maxwell Brown --
Appendix : American vigilante movements --
Violence in American Literature and Folk Lore / Kenneth Lynn --
[Part III. History of Working-Class Protest and Violence] --
On the Origins and Resolution of English Working-Class Protest / Ben C. Roberts --
American Labor Violence : It Causes, Character, and Outcome / Philip Taft & Philip Ross --
[Part IV. Patterns and Sources of Racial Aggression] --
Black Violence in the 20th Century : a Study in Rhetoric and Retaliation / August Meier & Elliott Rudwick --
Patterns of Collective Racial Violence / Morris Janowitz --
Dynamics of Black and White Violence / James P. Comer --
[Part V. Perspectives on Crime in the United States] --
Urbanization and Criminal Violence in the 19th Century : Massachusetts as a Test Case / Roger Lane --
Contemporary History of American Crime / Fred P. Graham --
Southern Violence / Sheldon Hackney --
[Part VI. International Conflict and Internal Strife] --
Domestic Violence and America's Wars : a Historical Interpretation / Robin Brooks --
International War and Domestic Turmoil : Some Contemporary Evidence / Raymond Tanter --
[Part VII. Comparative Patterns of Strife and Violence] --
Comparative Study of Civil Strife / Ted Robert Gurr --
Appendix I : Procedures Used in Collecting and Summarizing Civil Strife Data --
Appendix II : Procedures Used in Selecting and Grouping Countries for Cross-National Comparison --
Social Change and Political Violence : Cross-National Patterns / Ivo K. Feierabend, Rosalind L. Feierabend & Betty A. Nesvold --
[Part VIII. Processes of Rebellion] --
J-Curve of Rising and Declining Satisfactions as a Cause of Some Great Revolutions and a Contained Rebellion / James C. Davies --
Batista and Betancourt : Alternative Responses to Violence / Edward W. Gude --
[Part IX. Ecological and Anthropolitical Perspectives] --
Overcrowding and Human Aggression / George M. Castairs --
Defensive Cultural Adaptation / Bernard J. Siegel --
Conclusion / Hugh David Graham & Ted Robert Gurr.
Other Titles: Violence in America
Violence in America
Graham report on violence in America
Responsibility: edited by Hugh Davis Graham and Ted Robert Gurr. Special introd. by John Herbers.

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