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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
Instantiates
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.
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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