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Gunfighters, Highwaymen & Vigilantes: Violence on the Frontier
From the Preface:On the frontier, says conventional wisdom, a structured society did not exist and social control was largely absent; law enforcement and the criminal justice system had limited, if any, influence; and danger--both from man and from the elements--was ever present. This view of the frontier is projected by motion pictures, television, popular literature, and ...more
Hardcover, 291 pages
Published January 1st 1984 by University of California Press
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