Lethal state: a history of the death penalty in North Carolina

The general sense of justice : lynching and the death penalty, 1880-1950 -- Without howling, without squirming : reinventing the death penalty in Jim Crow North Carolina, 1910-1936 -- I cannot allow this boy to be executed : the essential role of mercy, 1910-1949 -- Intelligent and civilized sentime...

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Main Author: Kotch, Seth
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Chapel Hill University of North Carolina Press [2019]
Online Access: Table of Contents
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Summary:The general sense of justice : lynching and the death penalty, 1880-1950 -- Without howling, without squirming : reinventing the death penalty in Jim Crow North Carolina, 1910-1936 -- I cannot allow this boy to be executed : the essential role of mercy, 1910-1949 -- Intelligent and civilized sentiments : activism, discretion, and the decline of the death penalty, 1941-1961 -- An emotional craving : the revival of the death penalty in North Carolina, 1961-1984
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:307 Seiten Illustrationen
ISBN:9781469649863
9781469649870