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Author Ross, Michael A. (Michael Anthony)
Title The great New Orleans kidnapping case : race, law, and justice in the Reconstruction era / Michael A. Ross.
Publication Info. Oxford [England] ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2015]
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Description viii, 309 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [244]-295) and index.
Contents A kidnapping in the back of town -- Detective John Baptiste Jourdain and his world -- A trace of the missing child? -- A knock at the Digbys' door -- The arrest of the alleged accessories -- The woman in the seaside hat -- The Recorder's Court -- A highly unusual proceeding -- Unveiling the mystery -- The case "that excited all New Orleans".
Subject Kidnapping -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Case studies.
Trials (Kidnapping) -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
New Orleans (La.) -- Race relations.
New Orleans (La.) -- History -- 19th century.
Genre or Form Case studies.
Added Title Race, law, and justice in the Reconstruction era
ISBN 9780199778805 (hbk. : alk. paper) :
0199778809 (hbk. : alk. paper)