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David T. Courtwright

David T. Courtwright is a professor of history at the University of North Florida. This article is adapted from his book Violent Land: Single Men and Social Disorder From the Frontier to the Inner City , to be published by Harvard University Press in November.

Articles by this Author

What Human nature and the California gold rush tell us about crime in the inner city
No, February/march 1993 | Vol. 44, No. 1