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Women and capital punishment in America, 1840-1899 : death sentences and executions in the United States and Canada

Segrave, Kerry, 1944-

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  • Creator Kerry Segrave
  • Format Books
  • Publication Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., [2008] ©2008
  • Physical Details
    • vi, 212 pages ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 9780786438235, 0786438231
  • OCLC ocn192042165


  • "This book profiles the lives and cases of selected women sentenced to capital punishment in America between 1840 and 1899, most of whom were executed by hanging. The book is divided into chapters by decades, chronologically following the long and heated debate regarding women and capital punishment"--Provided by publisher.


  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-207) and index.