The Resource Drop dead : a horrible history of hanging in Canada, Lorna Poplak, (ebook)

Drop dead : a horrible history of hanging in Canada, Lorna Poplak, (ebook)

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Drop dead : a horrible history of hanging in Canada
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Drop dead
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a horrible history of hanging in Canada
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Lorna Poplak
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eng
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Shining a light on the dark history of hangings in Canada. Take a journey through notable cases in Canada's criminal justice history, featuring well-known and some less-well-known figures from the past. You'll meet Arthur Ellis, Canada's most famous hangman, whose work outfit was a frock coat and striped trousers, often with a flower pinned to his lapel. And you will also encounter other memorable characters, including the man who was hanged twice and the gun-toting bootlegger who was the only woman every executed in Alberta. Drop Dead: A Horrible History of Hanging in Canada illustrates how trial, sentencing, and punishment operated in Canada's first century, and examines the relevance of capital punishment today. Along the way, learn about the mathematics and physics behind hangings, as well as disturbing facts about bungled executions and wrongful convictions
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Poplak, Lorna
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364.660971
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no index present
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non fiction
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Hanging
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adult
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Drop dead : a horrible history of hanging in Canada, Lorna Poplak, (ebook)
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text
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txt
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1 online resource
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  • online
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9781459738249
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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MWT11928090
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11928090
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MWT11928090
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Drop dead : a horrible history of hanging in Canada, Lorna Poplak, (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781459738249
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11928090
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11928090
System control number
MWT11928090
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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