Cover of: First in violence, deepest in dirt | Jeffrey S. Adler Read Online
Share

First in violence, deepest in dirt homicide in Chicago, 1875-1920 by Jeffrey S. Adler

  • 27 Want to read
  • ·
  • 24 Currently reading

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

Subjects:

Places:

  • Chicago (Ill.),
  • Illinois,
  • Chicago

Subjects:

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

Book details:

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

Download First in violence, deepest in dirt

PDF EPUB FB2 MOBI RTF

First in violence, deepest in dirt by Jeffrey S. Adler, , Harvard University Press edition, in EnglishCited by:   Between and , Chicago'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. Adler It’s always a bit disconcerting when the first thought that pops into my mind after reading a true crime book is “the more things change, the more they stay the same.”.

Based on an analysis of nearly homicide cases in Chicago, this text examines the ways in which industrialization, immigration, poverty, ethnic and racial conflict, and powerful cultural forces reshaped city life and generated soaring levels of lethal. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. First in violence, deepest in dirt: homicide in Chicago, Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.   What The Controversy Over 'American Dirt' Tells Us About Publishing And Authorship: 1A "We're not telling people you can't write about another community, we're saying you .   "As literature, American Dirt is modern realism at its finest: a tale of moral challenge in the spirit of Theodore Dreiser wrapped inside a big-hearted social epic like The Grapes of Wrath. American Dirt is going to be the defining book of ” ―New York Journal of Books “Propulsive.” ―Elle.

As a theologian, Martin Luther King reflected often on his understanding of nonviolence. He described his own “pilgrimage to nonviolence” in his first book, Stride Toward Freedom, and in subsequent books and articles. “True pacifism,” or “nonviolent resistance,” King wrote, is “a courageous confrontation of evil by the power of love” (King, Stride, 80). The ”peaceful” Pilgrims massacred the Pequots and destroyed their fort near Stonington, Connecticut, in A 19th-century wood engraving (above) depicts the slaughter.   Netflix's Mötley Crüe biopic The Dirt is based on a book by the same name by the band with ghostwriter Neil Strauss, The first show. and violence "sanitized," but it is. The Dirt Review. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.