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Gunfighters, Highwaymen & Vigilantes: Violence on the Frontier

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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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Kai
Jul 02, 2008 Kai rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Lots of great stories about the most infamous (and a few of the lesser-known) outlaws of the Old West. This is a book I return to, often, so that I can make sure I'm keeping my bad men real!
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May 08, 2009 Louise rated it it was amazing
A very interesting book which adds to the history of the wild west. Dr. McGrath taught at UCLA and advised on several television series.
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