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The Resource Law and order in Buffalo Bill's country : legal culture and community on the Great Plains, 1867-1910, Mark R. Ellis, (electronic resource)

Law and order in Buffalo Bill's country : legal culture and community on the Great Plains, 1867-1910, Mark R. Ellis, (electronic resource)

Label
Law and order in Buffalo Bill's country : legal culture and community on the Great Plains, 1867-1910
Title
Law and order in Buffalo Bill's country
Title remainder
legal culture and community on the Great Plains, 1867-1910
Statement of responsibility
Mark R. Ellis
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Celebrated accounts of lawless towns that relied on the extra-legal justice of armed citizens and hired gunmen are part of the enduring cultural legacy of the American West. This work presents a case study of law and legal culture in Lincoln County, Nebraska, during the nineteenth century. It also examines legal institutions on the Great Plains
Member of
Action
digitized
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ellis, Mark R
Dewey number
364.9781/53209034
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Law in the American West
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Justice, Administration of
  • Justice, Administration of
  • Crime
  • Law enforcement
  • Municipal courts
  • Lincoln County (Neb.)
Label
Law and order in Buffalo Bill's country : legal culture and community on the Great Plains, 1867-1910, Mark R. Ellis, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-251) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Prologue : State of Nebraska v. John Burley -- Buffalo Bill's country : Lincoln County, Nebraska, and its crime -- Conservators of the peace : sheriffs, deputies, and railroad detectives -- Receptacles of crime : jails, reformatories, and the state penitentiary -- Regulating a Great Plains railroad town : police courts, municipal ordinances, and the North Platte police force -- Temples of justice : criminal courts and their officers -- Hanging out the shingle : lawyers and legal communities on the Great Plains -- Conclusion : law and order in Buffalo Bill's country
Control code
ocn182556452
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 262 pages, [12] pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780803258020
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)182556452
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Law and order in Buffalo Bill's country : legal culture and community on the Great Plains, 1867-1910, Mark R. Ellis, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-251) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Prologue : State of Nebraska v. John Burley -- Buffalo Bill's country : Lincoln County, Nebraska, and its crime -- Conservators of the peace : sheriffs, deputies, and railroad detectives -- Receptacles of crime : jails, reformatories, and the state penitentiary -- Regulating a Great Plains railroad town : police courts, municipal ordinances, and the North Platte police force -- Temples of justice : criminal courts and their officers -- Hanging out the shingle : lawyers and legal communities on the Great Plains -- Conclusion : law and order in Buffalo Bill's country
Control code
ocn182556452
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 262 pages, [12] pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780803258020
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)182556452
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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