Murder, Culture, and Injustice

Murder, Culture, and Injustice

Four Sensational Cases in American History

Book - 2001
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From the sensational cases of Lizzie Borden, the Lindbergh baby's murder, Sam Sheppard, and O.J. Simpson, Hixson (history, U. of Akron) draws insights into the evolution of the US criminal justice system, the media's role, and the larger cultural milieu. Includes photos of the victims and accused, and an editorial cartoon defending "40 whacks" Lizzie against a hatchet job by the police. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Akron, OH : University of Akron Press, 2001
Edition: 1st. ed
ISBN: 9781884836671
Branch Call Number: 364.1523 HIX
Characteristics: v, 274 p. : ill. ; 21 cm


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