The Great American Outlaw: A Legacy of Fact and Fiction

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This book explores in depth the origins, development, and prospects of outlawry and of the relationship of outlaws to the social conditions of changing times. Throughout American history you will find larger-than-life brigands in every period and every region. Often, because we hunger for simple justice, we romanticize them to the point of being unable to separate fact from fiction. Frank Richard Prassel brings this home in a thorough and fascinating examination of the concept of outlawry from Robin Hood, Dick Turpin, and ...

The Great American Outlaw: A Legacy of Fact and Fiction 1996, University of Oklahoma Press

ISBN-13: 9780806128429

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The Great American Outlaw: A Legacy of Fact and Fiction 1993, University of Oklahoma Press

ISBN-13: 9780806125343

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