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Remembering Scottsboro : the legacy of an infamous trial

Author: James A Miller
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1931, nine black youths were charged with raping two white women in Scottsboro, Alabama. Despite meager and contradictory evidence, all nine were found guilty and eight were sentenced to death.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Miller, James A., 1944-
Remembering Scottsboro.
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2008036301
(OCoLC)244293260
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James A Miller
OCLC Number: 681419691
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Awards: Short-listed for Hurston/Wright LEGACY Award (Nonfiction) 2010
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 280 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction --
Framing the Scottsboro Boys --
"Scottsboro, too" : the writer as witness --
Staging Scottsboro --
Fictional Scottsboro --
Richard Wright's Scottsboro of the Imagination --
Scottsboro defendant as proto-revolutionary : Haywood Patterson --
Cold War Scottsboros --
Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird : the final stage of the Scottsboro narrative.
Responsibility: James A. Miller.
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"A well-written, carefully constructed narrative that makes effective use of photos and cartoons."--P.J. Galie, Choice "[M]emory's battles continue, and Miller ably traces their paths... The Read more...

 
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