The Resource Myth of the hanging tree : stories of crime and punishment in territorial New Mexico, Robert J. Tórrez

Myth of the hanging tree : stories of crime and punishment in territorial New Mexico, Robert J. Tórrez

Label
Myth of the hanging tree : stories of crime and punishment in territorial New Mexico
Title
Myth of the hanging tree
Title remainder
stories of crime and punishment in territorial New Mexico
Statement of responsibility
Robert J. Tórrez
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
364.6609789/09034
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HV8699.U6
LC item number
T67 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Myth of the hanging tree : stories of crime and punishment in territorial New Mexico, Robert J. Tórrez
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 163-179) and index
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Contents
Myth of the hanging tree -- Legal hangings and capital punishment in New Mexico -- Two of history's forgotten desperados -- Murder, politics, and justice in frontier New Mexico : the framing of Perfecto Padilla -- The man who was hanged twice -- Witness to a hanging -- Shoot-out at Gallegos Canyon -- Judicial gems : the art of judicial sentences in territorial New Mexico -- "Young, ignorant, and immoral" : murder by poison at Hillsboro, New Mexico -- Paula Angel : a search for the "only woman ever hanged in New Mexico" -- The old penitentiary : New Mexico's "first new public building"
Control code
ocn165082675
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 186 p.
Isbn
9780826343796
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007033161
Other physical details
ill., map
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u606121
System control number
(OCoLC)165082675

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