7 edition of First in violence, deepest in dirt found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Jeffrey S. Adler.|
|LC Classifications||HV6534.C4 A35 2006|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2005052778|
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"First in Violence, Deepest in Dirt" is a study of Chicago homicide between and Cited by: Between andChicago's homicide rate more than quadrupled. Based on an analysis of nearly six thousand homicide cases, First in Violence, Deepest in Dirt examines the ways in which industrialization, immigration, poverty, ethnic and racial conflict, and powerful cultural forces reshaped Chicago city life and generated soaring levels of lethal violence.
First in violence, deepest in dirt by Jeffrey S. Adler,Harvard University Press edition, in EnglishCited by: Between andChicago's homicide rate more than quadrupled, making it the most violent major urban center in the United States--or, in the words of Lincoln Steffens, "first in violence, deepest in dirt." In many ways, however, Chicago became more orderly as it grew.
Hundreds of thousands of newcomers poured into the city, yet levels of disorder fell and rates of drunkenness.
This book weaves together the threads of earlier ideas into a compelling argument. The result is without a doubt the strongest monograph in the field to date. First in Violence, Deepest in Dirt (the title quotes Lincoln Steffens) analyzes murder in Chicago between and September Sarah Statz nonfiction First in Violence, Deepest in Dirt: Homicide in Chicago, by Jeffrey S.
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