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Hannah Mary Tabbs and the disembodied torso : a tale of race, sex, and violence in America

Author: Kali N Gross
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, [2018] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Paperback edition]View all editions and formats
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The narrative of the discovery of a hacked up body outside of Philadelphia leads to a police investigation and trial of a woman and man, which sheds light on post-Reconstruction America, the history  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
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Named Person: Hannah Mary Tabbs; Hannah Mary Tabbs
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kali N Gross
ISBN: 0190860014 9780190860011
OCLC Number: 1001265109
Description: 220 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Contents: PrologueChapter 1: "Handle With Care"Chapter 2: "The Woman Found"Chapter 3: "To Do Him Bodily Harm"Chapter 4: "Wavy Hair and Nearly White Skin"Chapter 5: "Held for Trial"Chapter 6: "A Most Revolting Deed"EpilogueNotesBibliographyIndex
Responsibility: Kali Nicole Gross.

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