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Brotherly love : murder and the politics of prejudice in nineteenth-century Rhode Island

Author: Charles G Hoffmann; Tess Hoffmann
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text reconstructs the murder of Amasa Sprague in 1843, the social and economic background of the crime, and the subsequent trials. In doing so, the book reveals the politics of prejudice in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hoffmann, Charles G.
Brotherly love.
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©1993
(OCoLC)608509859
Online version:
Hoffmann, Charles G.
Brotherly love.
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©1993
(OCoLC)622272298
Named Person: Amasa Sprague; John Gordon; Amasa Sprague
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles G Hoffmann; Tess Hoffmann
ISBN: 0870238523 9780870238529 1558491635 9781558491632
OCLC Number: 27813727
Description: xvii, 184 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Charles and Tess Hoffmann.

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"An intriguing account of a New England rush to judgement in the Jacksonian Era ... Well-researched local history on a still timely issue: the effect of class and ethnicity on criminal justice." - Read more...

 
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