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First in violence, deepest in dirt

homicide in Chicago, 1875-1920

by Jeffrey S. Adler

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Chicago (Ill.),
  • Illinois,
  • Chicago
    • Subjects:
    • Homicide -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies.,
    • Murder -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies.,
    • Chicago (Ill.) -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementJeffrey S. Adler.
      GenreCase studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6534.C4 A35 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3428321M
      ISBN 100674021495
      LC Control Number2005052778

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