Review of Scandal of the West: Domestic Violence on the Frontier by R. E. Matherand Louis Schmittroth(1999)
This treatment of domestic violence in the American West from the 1840s to the early twentieth century adds little to our knowledge of a very neglected topic.
- Family violence -- West (U.S.) -- History -- Case studies,
- Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.)
Publication DateNovember, 1999
Citation InformationPeterson del Mar, David. Review of "Scandal of the West: Domestic Violence on the Frontier by R.E. Matherand Louis Schmittroth" The Pacific Historical Review, Vol. 68, No. 4 (Nov., 1999), pp. 665-666