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Brown, Richard Maxwell

Overview
Works: 58 works in 146 publications in 2 languages and 9,800 library holdings
Genres: History  Encyclopedias  Biography  Sources  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler
Classifications: HN90.V5, 303.6097303
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Most widely held works about Richard Maxwell Brown
 
Most widely held works by Richard Maxwell Brown
Strain of violence : historical studies of American violence and vigilantism by Richard Maxwell Brown( )

17 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in English and held by 2,356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These essays, written by leading historian of violence and Presidential Commission consultant Richard Maxwell Brown, consider the challenges posed to American society by the criminal, turbulent, and depressed elements of American life and the violent response of the established order. Covering violent incidents from colonial American to the present, Brown presents illuminating discussions of violence and the American Revolution, black-white conflict from slave revolts to the black ghetto riots of the 1960s, the vigilante tradition, and two of America's most violent regions--Central Texas, whic
No duty to retreat : violence and values in American history and society by Richard Maxwell Brown( )

20 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and Italian and held by 2,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No Duty to Retreat takes as its starting-point the increased popularity in American society of the old English common-law concept that a person under physical attack has the right to stand his ground, defend himself, and even kill his assailant in self-defence in certain circumstances. This doctrine came to public awareness recently when Berhard Goetz took the law into his own hands when assaulted by four youths in a New York City subway train. There is a chapter on the American as gunfighter, another on a famous vigilante case in California in the 1870s, when farmers retaliated against the Southern Pacific Railroad trying to move them off their lands, and a long chapter discussing 'crime, law, and society in America since 1930', in which Brown shows that the crime surge since the 1950s has occurred with the emergence of the Post-Industrial Society, which has left many people alienated and looking for quick solutions
Violence in America : an encyclopedia by Ronald Gottesman( Book )

7 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 595 alphabetically arranged entries that provide information about the history of violence in America, covering people, events, activities, organizations, and many other aspects of the topic; and includes an overview of violence in the U.S., and a listing of organizations, publications, and web resources related to violence
American violence by Richard Maxwell Brown( Book )

8 editions published in 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anglo-American political relations, 1675-1775 by Alison Gilbert Olson( Book )

8 editions published in 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Outgrowth of the Twentieth Conference on Early American History held ... Rutgers University on October 7-8, 1966."
The South Carolina Regulators by Richard Maxwell Brown( Book )

16 editions published between 1959 and 1977 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tradition, conflict, and modernization : perspectives on the American Revolution by Richard Maxwell Brown( Book )

12 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tradition, Conflict, and Modernization: Perspectives on the American Revolution aims to expand knowledge on the intellectual character of the Revolution, its relation to the trend of modernization, and its standing as a manifestation of social conflict. The book discusses the American revolution in national tradition; the collective action in England and America in 1765-1775, and back country rebellions and the homestead ethic in America in 1740-1799. The text also describes the perspective of modernization related to the American revolution, modernization, and human. Historians will find the
Warriors and pioneers( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the California Gold Rush to the gunfighters of Texas to the Sioux Wars of the Northern Plains, here are the most vital, colorful chapters of American history - told in vivid detail by the settlers, soldiers, and Native Americans who lived them. Historian T.J. Stiles weaves these fascinating first-person accounts into a sweeping narrative - presenting them chronologically and linking them together with insightful editorial notes
Helldorado, bringing the law to the mesquite by William M Breakenridge( Book )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wobbly war : the Centralia story by John M McClelland( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magnificat & Nunc dimittis by Richard Maxwell Brown( )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nella fantasia -in our fantasies by Pot-Pourri (Musical group)( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illinois estate administration, 1983( )

in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhythm of life by Pot-Pourri (Musical group)( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four interludes for cello and piano by Richard Maxwell Brown( )

1 edition published in 1984 and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illinois estate administration( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wild, wild west : experiences and perceptions of violence in America by Autry National Center( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Domestication of Merlin in Malory's Morte Darthur( Book )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Technical cooperation among domestic development service organizations in Asia and the Pacific : report of the external evaluation mission on UNDP/UNV Regional Project RAS/82/016 by United Nations Volunteers( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Measurement of bubble pulse phenomena, III : radius and period studies by Elijah Swift( Book )

1 edition published in 1947 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Strain of violence : historical studies of American violence and vigilantism
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No duty to retreat : violence and values in American history and societyViolence in America : an encyclopediaWarriors and pioneersHelldorado, bringing the law to the mesquite
Alternative Names
Brown, Richard M.

Languages
English (102)

Italian (1)