Against the gallows : antebellum American writers and the movement to abolish capital punishment / Paul Christian Jones.

In Against the Gallows, Paul Christian Jones explores the intriguing cooperation of America's writers - including major figures such as Walt Whitman, John Greenleaf Whittier, E.D.E.N. Southworth, and Herman Melville - with reformers, politicians, clergymen, and periodical editors who attempted...

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Main Author: Jones, Paul C., 1969-
Format: Electronic
Language:English
Published: Iowa City, Iowa : University of Iowa Press, ©2011.
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