An Evil Day In Georgia

Author: Robert Neil Smith
Publisher: Univ. of Tennessee Press
ISBN: 1621900940
Size: 59.15 MB
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"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.

Engineering Victory

Author: Justin S. Solonick
Publisher: SIU Press
ISBN: 0809333929
Size: 10.85 MB
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In this illuminating volume, Justin S. Solonick offers the first detailed study of how Grant’s midwesterners serving in the Army of the Tennessee engineered the siege of Vicksburg, placing the event within the broader context of U.S. and ...

Cruel Unusual

Author: John D. Bessler
Publisher: UPNE
ISBN: 1555537170
Size: 25.79 MB
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This indispensable history of the Eighth Amendment and the founders' views of capital punishment is also a passionate call for the abolition of the death penalty based on the notion of cruel and unusual punishment

Chained In Silence

Author: Talitha L. LeFlouria
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469622483
Size: 39.98 MB
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In this vivid work of history, Talitha L. LeFlouria draws from a rich array of primary sources to piece together the stories of these women, recounting what they endured in Georgia's prison system and what their labor accomplished.

The Birth Of American Law

Author: John D. Bessler
ISBN: 9781611636048
Size: 70.63 MB
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Also figuring in this dramatic story of the American Revolution: Madison's Princeton classmate William Bradford, an early U.S. Attorney General and Beccaria devotee; John Dickinson, the ''Penman of the Revolution'' who wrote of Beccaria's ' ...

Making Policy Public

Author: Susan L. Moffitt
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316062546
Size: 28.74 MB
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This book challenges the conventional wisdom that government bureaucrats inevitably seek secrecy and demonstrates how and when participatory bureaucracy manages the enduring tension between bureaucratic administration and democratic ...

The Beast And The Sovereign

Author: Jacques Derrida
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226144402
Size: 38.72 MB
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Following on from The Beast and the Sovereign, Volume I, this book extends Jacques Derrida’s exploration of the connections between animality and sovereignty.

The Particularistic President

Author: Douglas L. Kriner
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107616813
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Douglas L. Kriner and Andrew Reeves challenge this notion and, through an examination of a diverse range of policies from disaster declarations, to base closings, to the allocation of federal spending, show that presidents, like members of ...