xx, 307 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Lynch mobs and public hangings On Lincoln's orders : Mankato's mass hanging The execution of Ann Bilansky The gallows reconsidered : executions versus life sentences The "midnight assassination law" The botched hanging of William Williams The abolition of capital punishment A travesty of justice : the Duluth lynchings.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.