Killings-Pa (Paperback)

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" The "State Line Country" of this book is a rugged area of small farms on the Kentucky-Tennessee border. Historically the area has had a homicide rate more than ten times the national average. In this gripping and penetrating study of violence and death in the State Line Country, Lynwood Montell examines the local historical and social conditions, as well as the prevailing attitudes and values, that gave rise and support to rowdy behavior and homicidal acts from the Civil War to the 1930s. The.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780813108247
ISBN-10: 0813108241
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Publication Date: February 3rd, 1994
Pages: 216
Language: English