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Legal homicide

William J. Bowers

Legal homicide

death as punishment in America, 1864-1982

by William J. Bowers

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Published by Northeastern University Press in Boston .
Written in English

  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Discrimination in capital punishment -- United States.,
    • Executions and executioners -- United States.,
    • Race discrimination -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWilliam J. Bowers, with Glenn L. Pierce and John F. McDevitt ; foreword by Henry Schwarzschild.
      ContributionsPierce, Glenn L., McDevitt, John F., Bowers, William J.
      LC ClassificationsHV8699.U5 B68 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxviii, 614 p. :
      Number of Pages614
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4265384M
      ISBN 100930350251
      LC Control Number81011309

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