1st Edition

Institutional Life Family, Schools, Race, and Religion

Edited By Neil L. Shumsky Copyright 1996

    First Published in 1996. Volume 8 in the 8-volume series titled American Cities: A Collection of Essays. This series brings together more than 200 scholarly articles pertaining to the history and development of urban life in the United States during the past two centuries. Volume 8 discusses several institutions that are uniquely urban: voluntary associations, vigilance committees, and organized police forces. These articles attempt to consider race and ethnicity class, gender, and the various experiences of different groups of Americans.

    Series Introduction, Volume Introduction, THE FAMILY, EDUCATION, VIGILANTES, THE POLICE, Acknowledgments


    Neil L. Shumsky