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Executed women of the 20th and 21st centuries 1 edition

Executed women of the 20th and 21st centuries
L. Kay Gillespie

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Executed women of the 20th and 21st centuries
L. Kay Gillespie

Published 2009 by University Press of America in Lanham, Md .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Lethal injection
the ultimate high
Hanging
"[D]on't hang me high...for decency sake"
The electric chair
"This is a step forward in the cause of humanity"
The gas chamber
"How in the hell would you know?"
Federal executions of women
The last two of the 20th century
The new century
Clemencies and commutations
What must a woman do to be executed?
Conclusion.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
364.15/23/0820973
Library of Congress
HV9468 .G545 2009

The Physical Object

Pagination
xxviii, 127 p. :
Number of pages
127

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24382872M
Internet Archive
executedwomenths00gill
ISBN 10
0761845666
ISBN 13
9780761845669
LC Control Number
2009924598
OCLC/WorldCat
316827954

History

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