The Resource The rope, the chair, and the needle : capital punishment in Texas, 1923-1990, James W. Marquart, Sheldon Ekland-Olson, Jonathan R. Sorensen

The rope, the chair, and the needle : capital punishment in Texas, 1923-1990, James W. Marquart, Sheldon Ekland-Olson, Jonathan R. Sorensen

Label
The rope, the chair, and the needle : capital punishment in Texas, 1923-1990
Title
The rope, the chair, and the needle
Title remainder
capital punishment in Texas, 1923-1990
Statement of responsibility
James W. Marquart, Sheldon Ekland-Olson, Jonathan R. Sorensen
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • HV8699.U5 M35 1994
  • HV8699.U5
LC item number
M35 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The rope, the chair, and the needle : capital punishment in Texas, 1923-1990, James W. Marquart, Sheldon Ekland-Olson, Jonathan R. Sorensen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-267) and index
Contents
From lynchings to electrocutions -- The initial "harvest of death": 1924-1972 -- Rape, race, and a "peculiar chivalry" -- Capital murder and midnight appeals -- Spared the chair and sentenced to life -- Adoption of lethal injection and contemporary death rituals -- Stages of sentencing and future dangerousness of convicts -- Some closing thoughts
Control code
27976828
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 275 p.
Isbn
9780292751583
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
93015717
Other physical details
ill.

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