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Blood in the water : the Attica prison uprising of 1971 and its legacy

Author: Heather Ann Thompson
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Historian Heather Ann Thompson offers the first definitive telling of the Attica prison uprising, the state's violent response, and the victims' decades-long quest for justice--in time for the forty-fifth anniversary of the events"--
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Genre/Form: SOCIAL SCIENCE
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Heather Ann Thompson
ISBN: 9780375423222 0375423222
OCLC Number: 945169854
Awards: Bancroft Prize in American History and Diplomacy, 2017
Finalist, National Book Award for Nonfiction, 2016
Description: xvii, 724 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: State secrets --
Part I. The tinderbox. Frank "Big Black" Smith --
Part II. Power and politics unleashed. Michael Smith --
Part III. The sound before the fury : Tom Wicker --
Part IV. Retribution and reprisals unimagined : Tony Strollo --
Part V. Reckonings and reactions : Robert Douglass --
Part VI. Inquiries and diversions : Anthony Simonetti --
Part VII. Justice on trial : Ernest Goodman --
Part VIII. Blowing the whistle : Malcolm Bell --
Part IX. David and Goliath : Elizabeth Fink --
Part X: A final fight : Deanne Quinn Miller.
Responsibility: Heather Ann Thompson.
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"Historian Heather Ann Thompson offers the first definitive telling of the Attica prison uprising, the state's violent response, and the victims' decades-long quest for justice--in time for the forty-fifth anniversary of the events"--

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