The Resource An Evil Day in Georgia : The Killing of Coleman Osborn and the Death Penalty in the Progressive-Era South, Robert N. Smith

An Evil Day in Georgia : The Killing of Coleman Osborn and the Death Penalty in the Progressive-Era South, Robert N. Smith

Label
An Evil Day in Georgia : The Killing of Coleman Osborn and the Death Penalty in the Progressive-Era South
Title
An Evil Day in Georgia
Title remainder
The Killing of Coleman Osborn and the Death Penalty in the Progressive-Era South
Statement of responsibility
Robert N. Smith
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"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. Along the way, the narrative highlights a number of issues impacting the death penalty process, many of which are still relevant in the modern era of capital punishment in the United States ... Moreover, the case in question illustrates a range of themes prevalent in post-Progressive Georgia and brings them together to create a broader narrative. Thus, issues of race, class, and gender emerge from what was supposed to be a neutral process; ... demonstrates that capital punishment cannot be administered in an untainted fashion, but its finality demands that it must be"--From Athenaeum@UGA website
Cataloging source
MdBmJHUP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Robert N.
Dewey number
364.152/3092
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HV6534.C382
LC item number
S54 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social control
  • Trials (Murder)
  • Capital punishment
  • Murder
  • Georgia
  • Georgia
  • Thompson, Eula Mae
  • Thompson, Clifford
  • Moss, James Hugh
  • Osborn, Coleman
Label
An Evil Day in Georgia : The Killing of Coleman Osborn and the Death Penalty in the Progressive-Era South, Robert N. Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Manufacture
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
The road to nowhere -- Land where we'll never grow old -- Chasing shadows -- The accused -- The end of the road -- Redemption man -- Payment to the law -- "Pretty by ordinary standards" -- The new woman -- Retribution -- Justice denied -- Epilogue -- Appendix I: Research methods -- Appendix II: Literature
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (265 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781621901471
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3720000000062058
  • (EBL)4415937
  • (SSID)ssj0001593063
  • (PQKBManifestationID)16289846
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001593063
  • (PQKBWorkID)12153457
  • (PQKB)10373484
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4415937
  • (OCoLC)928668257
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse42408
  • (EXLCZ)993720000000062058
Label
An Evil Day in Georgia : The Killing of Coleman Osborn and the Death Penalty in the Progressive-Era South, Robert N. Smith
Publication
Manufacture
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
The road to nowhere -- Land where we'll never grow old -- Chasing shadows -- The accused -- The end of the road -- Redemption man -- Payment to the law -- "Pretty by ordinary standards" -- The new woman -- Retribution -- Justice denied -- Epilogue -- Appendix I: Research methods -- Appendix II: Literature
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (265 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781621901471
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3720000000062058
  • (EBL)4415937
  • (SSID)ssj0001593063
  • (PQKBManifestationID)16289846
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001593063
  • (PQKBWorkID)12153457
  • (PQKB)10373484
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4415937
  • (OCoLC)928668257
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse42408
  • (EXLCZ)993720000000062058

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