Title

Revisiting Scottsboro: Evaluating Legacy and Documenting Communist Perspective

Abstract

Mention Scottsboro and certain concepts usually come to mind, such as the most sensational crime of the 1930s and legal injustice in the 1930s and legal injustice in the segregated South. The facts of the Scottsboro trials certainly attest to that mindset.

Department(s)

History and Political Science

Comments

Review of 2 books:
James R. Acker. Scottsboro and Its Legacy: The Cases That Challenged American Legal and Social Justice. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2007.
Walter T. Howard, ed. Black Communists Speak on Scottsboro: A Documentary History. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2008

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

0361-2759; 1930-8280

Document Type

Review - Book

Document Version

Citation

File Type

text

Language(s)

English

Rights

© 2008 Taylor & Francis, All rights reserved.

Publication Date

01 Mar 2008

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