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Lethal state : a history of the death penalty in North Carolina / Seth Kotch.

Author/creator Kotch, Seth author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2019]
Descriptionpages cm.
Subject(s)
Series Justice, Power, and Politics
Justice, power, and politics.
Contents The general sense of justice : lynching and the death penalty, 1880-1950 -- Without howling, without squirming : reinventing the death penalty in Jim Crow North Carolina, 1910-1936 -- I cannot allow this boy to be executed : the essential role of mercy, 1910-1949 -- Intelligent and civilized sentiments : activism, discretion, and the decline of the death penalty, 1941-1961 -- An emotional craving : the revival of the death penalty in North Carolina, 1961-1984.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Genre/formHistory.
LCCN 2018021265
ISBN9781469649863 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN1469649861
ISBN9781469649870 (pbk : alk. paper)
ISBN146964987X

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