Hannah Mary Tabbs and the Disembodied Torso: A Tale of Race, Sex, and Violence in America

Hannah Mary Tabbs and the Disembodied Torso: A Tale of Race, Sex, and Violence in America

by Kali Nicole Gross

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780190241216
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 02/03/2016
Pages: 232
Sales rank: 1,311,853
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Kali Nicole Gross is Martin Luther King, Jr. Professor of History at Rutgers University and the author of Colored Amazons: Crime, Violence, and Black Women in the City of Brotherly Love, 1880-1910.

Table of Contents

Prologue
Chapter 1: "Handle With Care"
Chapter 2: "The Woman Found"
Chapter 3: "To Do Him Bodily Harm"
Chapter 4: "Wavy Hair and Nearly White Skin"
Chapter 5: "Held for Trial"
Chapter 6: "A Most Revolting Deed"
Epilogue

Notes
Bibliography
Index

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