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Mental Disability And The Death Penalty

Pub Date : 2013 | Author : Michael L. Perlin | Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN 10 : 9781442200562
ISBN 13 : 1442200561

Michael Perlin shows how the administration of the death penalty deprives persons with mental disabilities of their constitutional rights, and how trial courts and prosecutors cons..


The New New Journalism

Pub Date : 2007-12-18 | Author : Robert Boynton | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9780307429049
ISBN 13 : 0307429040

Forty years after Tom Wolfe, Hunter S. Thompson, and Gay Talese launched the New Journalism movement, Robert S. Boynton sits down with nineteen practitioners of what he calls the N..


The New York Times Book Reviews 2000

Pub Date : 2001 | Author : New York Times Staff | Publisher : Taylor & Francis

ISBN 10 : 1579580580
ISBN 13 : 9781579580582

This anthology examines Love's Labours Lost from a variety of perspectives and through a wide range of materials. Selections discuss the play in terms of historical context, dating..


The Last Gasp

Pub Date : 2010 | Author : Scott Christianson | Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN 10 : 9780520255623
ISBN 13 : 0520255623

Traces the history of the gas chamber, beginning with its first construction in Nevada in 1924 as a humane method of execution, and describes the political, corporate, and military..


The Secret Parts Of Fortune

Pub Date : 2001-06-19 | Author : Ron Rosenbaum | Publisher : Harper Collins

ISBN 10 : 0060934468
ISBN 13 : 9780060934460

One part intellectual and one part private eye, Ron Rosenbaum takes readers into "the secret parts" of the great mysteries, controversies, and enigmas of our time, including: the o..


Explaining Hitler

Pub Date : 1999-06-09 | Author : Ron Rosenbaum | Publisher : Harper Collins

ISBN 10 : 9780060953393
ISBN 13 : 006095339X

Investigates the heated debate among historians, psychologists, philosophers, and theologians attempting to understand the life and nature of Adolph Hitler..