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Blood in the water: the Attica prison uprising of 1971 and its legacy

Historian Heather Ann Thompson offers the first definitive telling of the Attica prison uprising, the state's violent response, and the victims' decades-long quest for justice. Drawing from more than a decade of extensive research, Thompson sheds new light on every aspect of the uprising a...

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Main Author: Thompson, Heather Ann
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: New York Vintage Books August 2017
Edition:First Vintage Books edition
Online Access: Table of Contents
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Summary:Historian Heather Ann Thompson offers the first definitive telling of the Attica prison uprising, the state's violent response, and the victims' decades-long quest for justice. Drawing from more than a decade of extensive research, Thompson sheds new light on every aspect of the uprising and its legacy, giving voice to all those who took part in this forty-five-year fight for justice: prisoners, former hostages, families of the victims, lawyers and judges, and state officials and members of law enforcement
Item Description:Literaturverzeichnis: Seite 579-684
Physical Description:xvii, 724 Seiten Illustrationen, 1 Karte 25 cm
ISBN:9781400078240