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Worse Than Slavery

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The brutal conditions and inhuman treatment of African-Americans in Southern prisons has been immortalized in blues songs and in such movies as Cool Hand Luke. Now, drawing on police and prison records and oral histories, David M. Oshinsky presents an account of Mississippi's notorious Parchman Farm; what it tells us about our past is well worth remembering in a nation deeply divided by race. Two 8-page photo inserts.

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ISBN:
9780684830957
Author:
Oshinsky, David M.
Publisher:
Free Press
Author:
Oshinsky, David M.
Subject:
History
Subject:
African American Studies - History
Subject:
Penology
Subject:
African American Studies
Subject:
Anglo-american legal system
Subject:
Discrimination & Racism
Subject:
Justice, administration of
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor
Subject:
General History
Subject:
Mississippi State Penitentiary - History
Subject:
Criminal justice, administration of
Subject:
Crime-Prisons and Prisoners
Subject:
Parchman Farm, civil rights, federal prison, parchman prison, Cool Hand Luke, cool hand luke quotes
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
19970431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
1 16 PAGE PHOTO INSERTS
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.44 x 5.5 in 11.13 oz

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History and Social Science » African American Studies » General
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History and Social Science » Crime » Prisons and Prisoners
History and Social Science » Ethnic Studies » Racism and Ethnic Conflict
History and Social Science » US History » 1920 to 1960

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