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By Ellen Horan

Who killed Dr. Harvey Burdell?

Though there aren't any witnesses and no clues, arms aspect to Emma Cunningham, the sophisticated, pale-skinned widow who controlled Burdell's residence and his servants. Rumored to be a black-hearted gold digger with designs at the doctor's identify and

fortune, Emma is straight away placed lower than condo arrest in the course of a homicide research. A quick conviction is bound to catapult flamboyant district legal professional Abraham Oakey corridor into the mayor's seat. yet one bold crisis stands in his manner: the protection legal professional Henry Clinton. dedicated to justice and the legislation, Clinton will relief the weak widow in her determined struggle to avoid wasting herself from the gallows.

Set in 1857 big apple, this gripping secret is usually a richly designated excavation of a misplaced age. Horan vividly re-creates a tumultuous period characterised by means of a sensationalist press, competitive new wealth, a booming real-estate marketplace, corruption, racial clash, financial inequality among women and men, and the erosion of the outdated codes of habit. A story of homicide, intercourse, greed, and politics, this spellbinding narrative transports readers to a time that eerily echoes our personal.

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Diese Erwartung knupft sich an soziale Positionen prinzipiell unabhangig vom Charakter ihrer Trager. 4. Herrschaft ist stets auf bestimmte Inhalte und angebbare Personen begrenzt; im Gegensatz zur Macht bedeutet Herrschaft niemals absolute Kontrolle uber andere Personen. 5. Die Nichtbefolgung von Vorschriften aufgrund von Herrschaft INird sanktioniert; ein Rechtssystem beziehungslNeise ein System quasirechtlicher Normen wacht uber die Effektivitat von Herrschaft. Die These von der Ungleichheit des Ranges 5011 die Integration des Konfliktphanomens innerhalb der "normal en" Verhaltnisse einer Gesellschaft leisten, insofem sich sozialer Konflikt als sozialstruktureller "AusfluB" begrunden laBt.

Normen und Regeln werden neu interpretiert, indem sie im Geflecht konfligierender Beziehungen in neuen Situationen erprobt werden. Ober das Kriterium "Bereitschaft zum Konflikt" ist somit AufschluB Ober die Frage zu erwarten, ob ein soziales System eher starr und dogmatisch oder eher flexibel und anpassungsfahig mit Veranderungen umgeht. Eine starre Reaktion auf Konflikte kann ein Anzeichen dafOr sein, daB das soziale System (BundeswehrfOhrung und/oder Darmstadter Signal) an die Grenzen seiner Moglichkeiten staBt, oobei der dogmatische Umgang mit Konfliktthemen Hinweise auf die "blinden Flecken" der jeweiligen Konfliktpartei gibt.

60 Damit werden bereits in der Anlage einer Studie lediglich jene versohnt, die ein Vorurteil mit dem Autor teilen, jene jedoch vergallt, urn deren Verstandnis man wirbt. Und dennoch darf nicht Obersehen werden, daB Quellenkritik immer dam it einher geht, mogliche verdeckte Zielsetzungen des Textes herauszustellen und damit ein StOck weit explizit zu machen. Der Leser soli uber einen Zusammenhang informiert werden, der nach Ansicht des Autors aus dem Text vordergrundig nicht erschlossen werden kann.

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