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Down on Parchman Farm: the great prison in the mississippi delta

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Down on Parchman Farm is a greatly revised edition of William Banks Taylor's Brokered Justice (1993). While Brokered Justice was a history of the prison system and prison reform in Mississippi, this new edition tells the story of Parchman Farm, from its beginnings as a penal farm at the turn of the century to the 1972 court decision that sealed its fate. Parchman Farm's st ...more
Paperback, 255 pages
Published July 1st 1999 by Ohio State University Press
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