Confessions of Edward Isham A Poor White Life of the Old South

ISBN-10: 0820320730
ISBN-13: 9780820320731
Edition: 820th 1998
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Description: In 1859, the Georgian Edward Isham, convicted in North Carolina of murdering a Piedmont farmer, dictated his life to his defence-attorney. This autobiography provides a perspective on the poor whites, and is accompanied by a selection of essays.

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Book details

List price: $25.95
Edition: 820th
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Publication date: 11/1/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 216
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

In 1859, the Georgian Edward Isham, convicted in North Carolina of murdering a Piedmont farmer, dictated his life to his defence-attorney. This autobiography provides a perspective on the poor whites, and is accompanied by a selection of essays.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Autobiography of Edward Isham, Alias "Hardaway Bone"
Edward Isham and Poor White Labor in the Old South
A Stereoscopic View of the Frontier: George Swain, Edward Isham, and the Resettlement of the Cherokee Country
"I Have Killed a Damned Dog": Murder by a Poor White in the Antebellum South
Edward Isham and Criminal Justice for the Poor White in Antebellum North Carolina
Mothers, Lovers, and Wives: Images of Poor White Women in Edward Isham's Autobiography
The Worlds of Nineteenth-Century Condemned Men
App. A: Maps
Superior Court Judge Robert R. Heath's Statement of the Case State v. Hardaway Bone
Newspaper Accounts Relating to Edward Isham
Notes
Contributors
Index

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