Down On Parchman Farm: THE GREAT PRISON IN THE MISSISSIPPI DELT by William Banks TaylorDown On Parchman Farm: THE GREAT PRISON IN THE MISSISSIPPI DELT by William Banks Taylor

Down On Parchman Farm: THE GREAT PRISON IN THE MISSISSIPPI DELT

byWilliam Banks TaylorForeword byPeggy Whitman Prenshaw

Paperback | July 1, 1999

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Tells the story of Parchman Farm, from its beginnings as a penal farm at the turn of the century to the 1972 court decision that sealed its fate. Memories and opinions of former convicts and employees form the heart of this narrative. This work is a greatly revised edition of the author's , which was published in 1993 by the Ohio State University Press. Taylor is professor of criminal justice at the University of Southern Mississippi. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Title:Down On Parchman Farm: THE GREAT PRISON IN THE MISSISSIPPI DELTFormat:PaperbackDimensions:255 pages, 9 × 6 × 1 inPublished:July 1, 1999Publisher:Ohio State University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0814250238

ISBN - 13:9780814250235

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This engrossing book is a heavily revised version of William Banks Taylor`s Brokered Justice. Published in 1993, Brokered Justice chronicled the history of the prisons and prison reforms in Mississippi. Taylor`s Down on Parchman Farm: The Great Prison in the Mississippi Delta is a history of the founding of the first penal farm to the landmark 1972 court decision that forever cemented the prison`s fate. This edition features a foreword by Peggy Whitman Prenshaw.