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Newly Published: Legal Executions in Georgia

New on our bookshelf today:

Legal Executions in Georgia: A Comprehensive Registry, 1866–1964
Daniel Allen Hearn

In the state of Georgia, 1025 men and women are known to have been hanged or electrocuted for capital crimes in the century after the Civil War. Based on more than twenty years of investigative research, this chronological record of these legal executions was pieced together from diverse sources in and outside of the state, with many details never before made public. The author documents the facts as they occurred without delving into the politics of capital punishment.