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The Resource An evil day in Georgia : the killing of Coleman Osborn and the death penalty in the progressive-era South, Robert N. Smith, (electronic book)

An evil day in Georgia : the killing of Coleman Osborn and the death penalty in the progressive-era South, Robert N. Smith, (electronic book)

Label
An evil day in Georgia : the killing of Coleman Osborn and the death penalty in the progressive-era South
Title
An evil day in Georgia
Title remainder
the killing of Coleman Osborn and the death penalty in the progressive-era South
Statement of responsibility
Robert N. Smith
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Follows a homicide case committed in Georgia in 1927 from the crime to the executions of those convicted of the crime almost a year later. Along the way, the narrative highlights a number of issues impacting the death penalty process, many of which are still relevant in the modern era of capital punishment in the United States ... Moreover, the case in question illustrates a range of themes prevalent in post-Progressive Georgia and brings them together to create a broader narrative. Thus, issues of race, class, and gender emerge from what was supposed to be a neutral process; ... demonstrates that capital punishment cannot be administered in an untainted fashion, but its finality demands that it must be"--From Athenaeum@UGA website
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Robert N.
Dewey number
364.152/3092
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6534.C382
LC item number
S54 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murder
  • Capital punishment
  • Trials (Murder)
  • Social control
  • Georgia
  • Georgia
  • Thompson, Eula Mae
  • Thompson, Clifford
  • Moss, James Hugh
  • Osborn, Coleman
Label
An evil day in Georgia : the killing of Coleman Osborn and the death penalty in the progressive-era South, Robert N. Smith, (electronic book)
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-241) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The road to nowhere -- Land where we'll never grow old -- Chasing shadows -- The accused -- The end of the road -- Redemption man -- Payment to the law -- "Pretty by ordinary standards" -- The new woman -- Retribution -- Justice denied -- Epilogue -- Appendix I: Research methods -- Appendix II: Literature
Control code
EBC4415937
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (265 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781621901471
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Label
An evil day in Georgia : the killing of Coleman Osborn and the death penalty in the progressive-era South, Robert N. Smith, (electronic book)
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-241) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The road to nowhere -- Land where we'll never grow old -- Chasing shadows -- The accused -- The end of the road -- Redemption man -- Payment to the law -- "Pretty by ordinary standards" -- The new woman -- Retribution -- Justice denied -- Epilogue -- Appendix I: Research methods -- Appendix II: Literature
Control code
EBC4415937
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (265 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781621901471
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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