We are not slaves : state violence, coerced labor, and prisoners' rights in postwar America /
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We are not slaves : state violence, coerced labor, and prisoners' rights in postwar America /

"In the early twentieth century, the brutality of southern prisons became a national scandal. Prisoners toiled in grueling, violent conditions while housed in crude dormitories on what were effectively slave plantations. This system persisted until the 1940s when, led by Texas, southern states...

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Main Author: Chase, Robert T. (Author)
Corporate Author: JSTOR
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2020.
Series:Justice, power, and politics.
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Access:Online version
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