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Invitation to an execution

Gordon Morris Bakken

Invitation to an execution

a history of the death penalty in the United States

by Gordon Morris Bakken

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Published by University of New Mexico Press in Albuquerque .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • States,
  • History,
  • Capital punishment,
  • Executions and executioners

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Gordon Morris Bakken
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV8699.U5 I58 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 467 p. ;
    Number of Pages467
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24815661M
    ISBN 100826348564
    ISBN 109780826348562
    LC Control Number2010010258
    OCLC/WorldCa505913451

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It is almost miraculous that one could capture it so well, especially one such as Nabokov whom we know for his open-eyed precision in the later works/5(75). Gordon Morris Bakken earned B.S., M.S., Ph.D., and J.D.

degrees from the University of Wisconsin. He teaches courses on American legal and constitutional history, westward movement, American military heritage, women of the American West, women and American law, as well as historical thinking and historical writing at California State University, Fullerton.

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