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The Resource Invitation to an execution : a history of the death penalty in the United States, edited by Gordon Morris Bakken

Invitation to an execution : a history of the death penalty in the United States, edited by Gordon Morris Bakken

Label
Invitation to an execution : a history of the death penalty in the United States
Title
Invitation to an execution
Title remainder
a history of the death penalty in the United States
Statement of responsibility
edited by Gordon Morris Bakken
Creator
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bakken, Gordon Morris
Dewey number
364.660973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Capital punishment
  • Capital punishment
  • Executions and executioners
  • Executions and executioners
Label
Invitation to an execution : a history of the death penalty in the United States, edited by Gordon Morris Bakken
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 431-448) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction : Invitation to an execution / Gordon Morris Bakken -- Politics and capital punishment : the role of judicial, legislative, and executive decisions in the practice of death / Stacy L. Mallicoat -- Conflicts of interest : business, death, and the bird court / Michael A. Pierson -- Fear, capital punishment, and order : the construction and use of capital punishment statutes in early modern England and seventeenth-century New England / Patrick Callaway -- Murder most foul : Native Americans and the evolution of the death penalty / Vanessa Gunther -- The death penalty in federal law / Lonnie Wilson -- Ovines and bovines / Ion Puschila -- Amnesty International and the death penalty : toward global abolition / Alexander Karn -- The celluloid execution : Hollywood films and capital punishment / Susanne Teepe Gaskins -- The death penalty in the South / Michael A. Powell -- The death penalty in the North / Dino E. Buenviaje -- The death penalty in the Midwest / Melody M. Miyamoto, Charles W. Showalter -- The death penalty in the Great Plains / John Gregory Jacobsen -- The death penalty in the Pacific Northwest / Joseph Laythe -- To do no harm : medicine and the death penalty in England and Texas / Norwood Andrews -- Means of death : methods of execution in California, 1937-2007 / Thomas Bojorquez -- Capital punishment and executions in Montana / Ellen Baumler -- The death penalty in Arizona and New Mexico / Daniel Stackhouse -- Arkansas and Missouri : the death penalty / Timothy R. Finch -- Capital punishment and corporal punishment in the California gold mines / Andrea McDowell -- Vigilantism during the Gold Rush / Mary Marki, Christopher Clayton Smith -- The death penalty in California : 1857-1970 / Susan Sanchez-Barnett -- Capital punishment suggested reading / Catherine Kaye -- Appendix : List of men executed in Montana by Miner's and Legal Courts, 1862-2007
Control code
FIEb16970974
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
[xi], 467 pages
Isbn
9780826348562
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)505913451
Label
Invitation to an execution : a history of the death penalty in the United States, edited by Gordon Morris Bakken
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 431-448) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction : Invitation to an execution / Gordon Morris Bakken -- Politics and capital punishment : the role of judicial, legislative, and executive decisions in the practice of death / Stacy L. Mallicoat -- Conflicts of interest : business, death, and the bird court / Michael A. Pierson -- Fear, capital punishment, and order : the construction and use of capital punishment statutes in early modern England and seventeenth-century New England / Patrick Callaway -- Murder most foul : Native Americans and the evolution of the death penalty / Vanessa Gunther -- The death penalty in federal law / Lonnie Wilson -- Ovines and bovines / Ion Puschila -- Amnesty International and the death penalty : toward global abolition / Alexander Karn -- The celluloid execution : Hollywood films and capital punishment / Susanne Teepe Gaskins -- The death penalty in the South / Michael A. Powell -- The death penalty in the North / Dino E. Buenviaje -- The death penalty in the Midwest / Melody M. Miyamoto, Charles W. Showalter -- The death penalty in the Great Plains / John Gregory Jacobsen -- The death penalty in the Pacific Northwest / Joseph Laythe -- To do no harm : medicine and the death penalty in England and Texas / Norwood Andrews -- Means of death : methods of execution in California, 1937-2007 / Thomas Bojorquez -- Capital punishment and executions in Montana / Ellen Baumler -- The death penalty in Arizona and New Mexico / Daniel Stackhouse -- Arkansas and Missouri : the death penalty / Timothy R. Finch -- Capital punishment and corporal punishment in the California gold mines / Andrea McDowell -- Vigilantism during the Gold Rush / Mary Marki, Christopher Clayton Smith -- The death penalty in California : 1857-1970 / Susan Sanchez-Barnett -- Capital punishment suggested reading / Catherine Kaye -- Appendix : List of men executed in Montana by Miner's and Legal Courts, 1862-2007
Control code
FIEb16970974
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
[xi], 467 pages
Isbn
9780826348562
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)505913451

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