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

Paperback | January 1, 1995

byEdward L. Ayers

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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.

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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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Format:PaperbackDimensions:362 pages, 5.39 × 7.99 × 0.75 inPublished:January 1, 1995Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195039882

ISBN - 13:9780195039887

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