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Bloody Williamson: A Chapter in American Lawlessness (Prairie State Books)

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Williamson County in southern Illinois has been the scene of almost unparalleled violence, from the Bloody Vendetta between two families in the 1870s through the Herrin Massacre of 1922, Ku Klux Klan activities that ended in fatalities, and the gang war of the 1920s between the Charlie Birger and Shelton brothers gangs. Paul Angle was fascinated by this more-than-fifty-year history, and his account of violence has become a classic.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780252062339
Introduction:
Simon, John Y.
Author:
Simon, John Y.
Author:
Angle, Paul M.
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Location:
Urbana :
Subject:
History
Subject:
Labor & Industrial Relations
Subject:
Criminology
Subject:
United States - State & Local
Subject:
Violence
Subject:
Strikes and lockouts
Subject:
Coal miners
Subject:
Crime
Subject:
Williamson County (Ill.)
Subject:
Vendetta
Subject:
Williamson County (Ill.) History.
Subject:
Vendetta -- Illinois -- Williamson County -- History.
Subject:
Williamson County
Subject:
Labor & Industrial Relations - General
Subject:
Crime - Illinois - Williamson County -
Subject:
Violence - Illinois - Williamson County -
Subject:
United States - 20th Century
Subject:
Politics-Labor
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Prairie State Books
Series Volume:
162
Publication Date:
19921231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
10 black and white photos, 3 line drawin
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1 in

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