Journals Higher Education



Published: 12 December 1985

362 Pages

ISBN: 9780195039887

Bookseller Code (04)


Vengeance and Justice

Crime and Punishment in the Nineteenth-Century American South

Edward L. Ayers

Exploring the major elements of southern crime and punishment at a time that saw the formation of the fundamental patterns of class and race, Ayers studies the inner workings of the police, prison, and judicial systems, and the nature of crime.