The Turbulent Era: Riot and Disorder in Jacksonian America

Paperback | April 30, 1999

byMichael Feldberg

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Using the Philadelphia Native American Riots of 1844 as his model, Professor Feldberg analyzes and contrasts the varieties of collective violence--ethnic, religious, racial, economic, political, vigilante--that beset American cities during the first half of the nineteenth century. In focusing on specific historical events that have much broader significance, Professor Feldberg provides a succinct, readable book that will be of interest to students of American history and criminal justice. A bibliographical essay is included.

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Using the Philadelphia Native American Riots of 1844 as his model, Professor Feldberg analyzes and contrasts the varieties of collective violence--ethnic, religious, racial, economic, political, vigilante--that beset American cities during the first half of the nineteenth century. In focusing on specific historical events that have muc...

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Using the Philadelphia Native American Riots of 1844 as his model, Professor Feldberg analyzes and contrasts the varieties of collective violence--ethnic, religious, racial, economic, political, vigilante--that beset American cities during the first half of the nineteenth century. In focusing on specific historical events that have muc...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 5.31 × 7.99 × 0.31 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195026780

ISBN - 13:9780195026788

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Using the Philadelphia Native American Riots of 1844 as his model, Professor Feldberg analyzes and contrasts the varieties of collective violence--ethnic, religious, racial, economic, political, vigilante--that beset American cities during the first half of the nineteenth century. In focusing on specific historical events that have much broader significance, Professor Feldberg provides a succinct, readable book that will be of interest to students of American history and criminal justice. A bibliographical essay is included.

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"Good little book which can help make students aware of urban violence in Jacksonian America. Would be an acceptable choice for use in both an Age of Jackson or Urban America course."--J. Chris Arndt, James Madison University