Legacy of violence: lynch mobs and executions in Minnesota

Lynch mobs and public hangings -- On Lincoln's orders : Mankato's mass hanging -- The execution of Ann Bilansky -- The gallows reconsidered : executions versus life sentences -- The "midnight assassination law" -- The botched hanging of William Williams -- The abolition of capita...

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Main Author: Bessler, John D.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Minneapolis [u.a.] University of Minnesota Press 2003
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
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Summary:Lynch mobs and public hangings -- On Lincoln's orders : Mankato's mass hanging -- The execution of Ann Bilansky -- The gallows reconsidered : executions versus life sentences -- The "midnight assassination law" -- The botched hanging of William Williams -- The abolition of capital punishment -- A travesty of justice : the Duluth lynchings.
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index
Physical Description:XX, 307 S. Ill.
ISBN:0816638101