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100 1 Obert, Jonathan,|0http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/
245 14 The six-shooter state :|bthe dual face of public and
private violence in American politics /|cJonathan Obert.
264 1 Cambridge, United Kingdom ;|aNew York, NY :|bCambridge
300 1 online resource
338 online resource|bcr|2rdacarrier
347 text file|2rdaft|0http://rdaregistry.info/termList/
504 Includes bibliographical references and index.
505 8 Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction; 2.
Jurisdictional Decoupling as Institutional Change; 3.
Bandits, Elites, and Vigilantes in Antebellum Illinois; 4.
Pinkertons and Police in Antebellum Chicago; 5. Racist
Vigilantism as Reform in Reconstruction Louisiana; 6. The
Violent Careers of American Gunfighters; 7. Conclusion,
520 "American violence is schizophrenic. On the one hand, many
Americans support the creation of a powerful bureaucracy
of coercion made up of police and military forces in order
to provide public security. At the same time, many of
those citizens also demand the private right to protect
their own families, home, and property. This book
diagnoses this schizophrenia as a product of a distinctive
institutional history, in which private forms of violence
- vigilantes, private detectives, mercenary gunfighters -
emerged in concert with the creation of new public and
state forms of violence such as police departments or the
National Guard. This dual public and private face of
American violence resulted from the upending of a
tradition of republican governance, in which public
security had been indistinguishable from private effort,
by the nineteenth century social transformations of the
Civil War and the Market Revolution"--|cProvided by
588 0 Print version record.
650 0 Violence|0http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/
650 0 Vigilantes|0http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/
650 0 Police|zUnited States.|0http://id.loc.gov/authorities/
650 0 Firearms ownership|zUnited States.|0http://id.loc.gov/
776 08 |iElectronic reproduction of (manifestation):|aObert,
Jonathan.|tSix-shooter state.|dCambridge, United Kingdom ;
New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2018
990 Cambridge University Press|bOhioLINK Cambridge University
Press EBA Collection|c2020-05-27|yNew collection