Summary: Tells the story of Parchman Farm, from its beginnings as a penal farm at the turn of the century to the 1972 court decision that sealed its fate. Memories and opinions of former convicts and employees form the heart of this narrative. This work is a greatly revised edition of the author's Brokered Justice: Race, Politics, and Mississippi Prisons, 1798-1992, which was published in 1993 by the Ohio State University Press. Taylor is professor of criminal justice at the University of Sou
thern Mississippi. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Summary: Tells the story of Parchman Farm, from its beginnings as a penal farm at the turn of the century to the 1972 court decision that sealed its fate. Memories and opinions of former convicts and employees form the heart of this narrative. This work is a greatly revised edition of the author's Brokered Justice: Race, Politics, and Mississippi Prisons, 1798-1992, which was published in 1993 by the Ohio State University Press. Taylor is professor of criminal justice at the University of Southern Mississippi. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR ...show less
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