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Books Books 1 - 5 of about 5 related to Violent Land: Single Men and Social Disorder from the Frontier to the Inner City.   

Forces of Habit: Drugs and the Making of the Modern World

David T. COURTWRIGHT, David T Courtwright - History - 2009 - 288 pages
In this first book to study apes and dolphins side by side, a dolphin biologist and a primatologist who have spent their careers studying these animals in the wild, combine ...
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Dark Paradise: A History of Opiate Addiction in America

David T. COURTWRIGHT, David T Courtwright - History - 2009 - 352 pages
In a newly enlarged edition of this eye-opening book, David T. Courtwright offers an original interpretation of a puzzling chapter in American social and medical history: the ...
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Sky As Frontier: Adventure, Aviation, And Empire

David T. Courtwright - History - 2005 - 284 pages
"Aviation's frontier stage lasted a scant three decades, then vanished as flying became a settled experience. Sky as Frontier recreates that pioneer world and shows how ...
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NO RIGHT TURN

David T. Courtwright - History - 2011 - 352 pages
Courtwright attributes the prevalence of violence among young men throughout American history to chemistry and genetics in both urban and frontier settings. Violent Land tries ...
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Addicts Who Survived: An Oral History of Narcotic Use in America before 1965

David T. Courtwright, Herman Joseph, Don Des Jarlais - History - 2013 - 433 pages
The authors employ the techniques of oral history to penetrate the nether world of the drug user, giving us an engrossing portrait of life in the drug subculture during the ...
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