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Black Prisoners and Their World : Alabama, 1865-1900 Paperback – October 29, 2000


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Product Details

  • Series: Carter G. Woodson Institute Series
  • Paperback: 261 pages
  • Publisher: University of Virginia Press (October 29, 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0813919843
  • ISBN-13: 978-0813919843
  • Product Dimensions: 9.4 x 6.3 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #874,963 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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As a study of African-American convict life in the New South, Mary Ellen Curtin's work has no equals. She gives voice to the dispossessed without romanticization, and much of the book is simply brilliant.

(Alex Lichtenstein, Florida International University)

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Mary Ellen Curtin teaches history at the University of Essex, England.


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