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Feb152013

CSI Dixie

CSI Dixie

Coroners’ inquests are some of the richest records we have of life and death in the Old South, providing a window on antebellum abortion, child abuse, spousal abuse, master-slave murder, and slave on slave violence. Collecting the extant coroners' inquests for the state of South Carolina between 1840 and 1880, "CSI Dixie" provides a glimpse into the sad intimacies inherent in the varied ways people go out of the world.

 

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