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Down on Parchman Farm: The Great Prison in the Mississippi Delta

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Tells the story of Parchman Farm, from its beginnings as a penal farm at the turn of the century to the 1972 court decision that sealed its fate. Memories and opinions of former convicts and employees form the heart of this narrative. This work is a greatly revised edition of the author's , which was published in 1993 by the Ohio State University Press. Taylor is professor of criminal justice at the University of Southern Mississippi.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-235) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780814250235
Foreword:
Prenshaw, Peggy Whitman
Author:
Prenshaw, Peggy Whitman
Foreword by:
Prenshaw, Peggy Whitman
Foreword:
Prenshaw, Peggy Whitman
Author:
Taylor, William Banks
Publisher:
Ohio State University Press
Location:
Columbus :
Subject:
History
Subject:
Penology
Subject:
Criminal justice, administration of
Subject:
United States - State & Local
Subject:
Prisons
Subject:
Mississippi
Subject:
Prisoners
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
Mississippi State Penitentiary - History
Subject:
Crime-Prisons and Prisoners
Edition Description:
1
Publication Date:
19990731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
255
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1 in

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