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Vengeance and Justice: Crime and Punishment in the Nineteenth-Century American South ePub download

by Edward L. Ayers

  • Author: Edward L. Ayers
  • ISBN: 0195039882
  • ISBN13: 978-0195039887
  • ePub: 1975 kb | FB2: 1778 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Americas
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press; Reprint edition (December 12, 1985)
  • Pages: 362
  • Rating: 4.7/5
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Vengeance and Justice: Crime and Punishment in the Nineteenth-Century American South ePub download

Edward L. Ayers is at University of Virginia. It throughly examines the origins of Southern violence with an eye to how this lead to a unique justice system in the South.

Edward L. The particulars come together to impact blacks and socialize them to value honor (or respect as it is refered to on the street) as a social imperative. The creation of chain gangs and other devices added to a reformed ( after the Civil war) legal system that helped whites find other methods to control blacks sans the institution of slavery.

at 2016 Fall for the Book. His book, In the Presence of Mine Enemies, Civil War in the Heart of America, won the Bancroft Prize for distinguished writing in American history and the Beveridge Prize for the best book in English on the history of the Americas since 1492. The Promise of the New South: Life After Reconstruction was a finalist for both the National Book Award[. ISBN 978-0-19-503988-7.

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Vengeance and Justice: Crime and Punishment in the Nineteenth-Century American South. A pioneering and stimulating examination of a neglected aspect of southern history and a significant addition to historiography of crime and punishment in America. A major study that quite clearly is better than anything yet written on the subject. The Journal of American History. An excellent and valuable study. The Journal of Southern History.

Opening another window on the dark complexity of Southern history, U. of Virginia historian Ayers skillfully traces patterns of pre- and post-Civil War crime and punishment. The South's notorious violence, he posits, springs from a sense of ""honor"" modeled on English aristocratic culture and (since honor derives from the opinion of others) marked by testiness and flaming temper. VENGEANCE AND JUSTICE: Crime and Punishment in the 19th Century American South.

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George M. Curtis Iii, Edward L. Ayers. Published: 1 January 1984. in Journal of the Early Republic. Journal of the Early Republic, Volume 4; doi:10. Keywords: vengeance, punishment, crime, justice, century American, 19th century, South.

His book, In the Presence of Mine Enemies, Civil War in the Heart of America, won the Bancroft Prize for distinguished writing in American history and the Beveridge Prize for the best book in English on the history of the Americas since 1492.

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.