Rioting in America Paul A. Gilje

ISBN: 9780253329882

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256 pages


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Rioting in America  by  Paul A. Gilje

Rioting in America by Paul A. Gilje
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... a sweeping, analytical synethsis of collective violence from the colonial experience to the present. --American StudiesGilje has written the book on rioting throughout American history. --The Historian... a thorough, illuminating, and atMore... a sweeping, analytical synethsis of collective violence from the colonial experience to the present. --American StudiesGilje has written the book on rioting throughout American history.

--The Historian... a thorough, illuminating, and at times harrowing account of mans inhumanity to man. --William and Mary Quarterly... fulfills its titles promise as an encyclopedic study... an impressive accomplishment and required reading for anyone interested in Americas contentious past. --Journal of the Early RepublicGilje has written a thought-provoking survey of the social context of American riots and popular disorders from the Colonial period to the late 20th century.... a must read for anyone interested in riots. --ChoiceIn this wide-ranging survey of rioting in America, Paul A.

Gilje argues that we cannot fully comprehend the history of the United States without an understanding of the impact of rioting. Exploring the rationale of the American mob brings to light the grievances that motivate its behavior and the historical circumstances that drive the choices it makes.

Giljes unusual lens makes for an eye-opening view of the American people and their history.



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