Vengeance and Justice: Crime and Punishment in the Nineteenth-Century American South by Edward L. AyersVengeance and Justice: Crime and Punishment in the Nineteenth-Century American South by Edward L. Ayers

Vengeance and Justice: Crime and Punishment in the Nineteenth-Century American South

byEdward L. Ayers

Paperback | January 1, 1995

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Exploring the major elements of southern crime and punishment at a time that saw the formation of the fundamental patterns of class and race, Ayers studies the inner workings of the police, prison, and judicial systems, and the nature of crime.
Edward L. Ayers is at University of Virginia.
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Title:Vengeance and Justice: Crime and Punishment in the Nineteenth-Century American SouthFormat:PaperbackDimensions:362 pages, 5.39 × 7.99 × 0.75 inPublished:January 1, 1995Publisher:Oxford University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195039882

ISBN - 13:9780195039887

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"An elegantly designed study, original and persuasive."--Kirkus Reviews