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David Brion Davis • 65 Items / 19 Articles, 35 Reviews, 11 Books
Homicide in American Fiction, 1798-1860 (1957)
A Study in Social Values
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    United States History: General (Review)
    Homicide in American Fiction, 1798-1860, by David Brion Davis
    1. Homicide in American Fiction, 1798-1860 by David Brion Davis
    The American Historical Review, January 1958, p. 513
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    Criminal Record (12 Reviews)
    The Kennedy Conspiracy, by Paris Flammonde and Eric Norden
    1. The Kennedy Conspiracy by Paris Flammonde and Eric Norden
    2. Hex by Arthur H. Lewis
    3. Tales of Unease by John Frederick Burke
    4. Monsoon Murder by Brian Cooper
    5. The Singapore Wink by Ross Thomas
    6. Touchfeather by Jimmy Sangster
    7. The Valentine Victim by Dougal McLeish
    8. The Case of the Deadly Diamonds by Christopher Bush
    9. The Evergreen Death by James Fraser
    10. Forfeit by Dick Francis
    11. A Treasury of Great Mysteries by Howard Haycraft and John Beecroft
    12. Homicide in American Fiction, 1798-1860 by David Brion Davis
    The Saturday Review, March 29, 1969, p. 37
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    Brief commments on recent books (17 Reviews)
    The Copernican Revolution, by Thomas S. Kuhn
    1. The Copernican Revolution by Thomas S. Kuhn
    2. The Immense Journey by Loren Eiseley
    3. The North American Deserts by Edmund C. Jaeger
    4. Theme for Reason by James Ward Smith
    5. The Astonished Muse by Reuel Denney
    6. The Fabric of Society by Ralph G. Ross and Ernest van den Haag
    7. Religious Buildings for Today by John Knox Shear
    8. Mannerism and Anti-Mannerism in Italian Painting by Walter Friedlaender
    9. The Age of Dante by Domenico Vittorini
    10. Homicide in American Fiction, 1798-1860 by David Brion Davis
    11. The Victorian Frame of Mind, 1830-1870 by Walter E. Houghton
    12. Joseph Conrad: Achievement and Decline by Thomas C. Moser
    13. Joseph Conrad at Mid-Century by Kenneth A. Lohf and Eugene P. Sheehy
    14. The Poetry of Experience by Robert Woodrow Langbaum
    15. Violence in Lincoln County, 1869-1881 by William A. Keleher
    16. The Sanctity of Life and the Criminal Law by Glanville L. Williams
    17. The Supreme Court by Bernard Schwartz
    The American Scholar, Winter 1958, pp. 114-132