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Author Ross, Michael A
Title The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case : Race, Law, and Justice in the Reconstruction Era
Imprint Cary : Oxford University Press, 2014
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Note Cover -- THE GREAT NEW ORLEANS KIDNAPPING CASE: Race, Law, and Justice in the Reconstruction Era -- Copyright -- Dedication -- CONTENTS -- INTRODUCTION -- Chapter One: A KIDNAPPING IN THE BACK OF TOWN -- Chapter Two: DETECTIVE JOHN BAPTISTE JOURDAIN AND HIS WORLD -- Chapter Three: A TRACE OF THE MISSING CHILD? -- Chapter Four: A KNOCK AT THE DIGBYS' DOOR -- Chapter Five: THE ARREST OF THE ALLEGED ACCESSORIES -- Chapter Six: THE WOMAN IN THE SEASIDE HAT -- Chapter Seven: THE RECORDER'S COURT -- Chapter Eight: A HIGHLY UNUSUAL PROCEEDING -- Chapter Nine: UNVEILING THE MYSTERY -- Chapter Ten: THE CASE THAT "EXCITED ALL NEW ORLEANS" -- AFTERWORD AND ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- NOTES -- Introduction -- Chapter One: A Kidnapping in the Back of Town -- Chapter Two: Detective John Baptiste Jourdain and His World -- Chapter Three: A Trace of the Missing Child? -- Chapter Four: A Knock at the Digbys' Door -- Chapter Five: The Arrest of the Alleged Accessories -- Chapter Six: The Woman in the Seaside Hat -- Chapter Seven: The Recorder's Court -- Chapter Eight: A Highly Unusual Proceeding -- Chapter Nine: Unveiling the Mystery -- Chapter Ten: The Case That "Excited All New Orleans" -- Afterword and Acknowledgments -- INDEX
In this stunning work of historical recreation, Michael Ross uses a kidnapping investigation and trial that electrified the South in the summer of 1870 to offer important new insights into the complexities and possibilities of the Reconstruction era
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Ross, Michael A. The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case : Race, Law, and Justice in the Reconstruction Era Cary : Oxford University Press,c2014 9780199778805
Subject Kidnapping -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Case studies.;Trials (Kidnapping) -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.;New Orleans (La.) -- Race relations.;New Orleans (La.) -- History -- 19th century
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