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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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