Books tagged: oklahoma history

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The History and Function of Property Exemptions in Oklahoma Law
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,760. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Bankruptcy & insolvency
This book discusses the history behind Oklahoma's exemption laws (the laws that determine what property can a debtor keep safe from seizure by creditors), the current function of these laws, as well as suggestions for reform of both the homestead and personal property exemptions. This book would be of interest not only to lawyers but also to policymakers and legal historians.
Citizens and Assassins
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,490. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A true and accurate account of the infamous lynching which occurred on April 19, 1909, in Ada, Oklahoma. A story rarely spoken about for over a hundred years, this is a story of vigilante justice which needs to be told.
Caryl Chessman: Red Light Bandit?
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Media & the Law
Caryl Chessman was executed in the gas chamber at San Quentin in 1960. Convicted of kidnappings, his case dragged on for more than 12 years. During this time Chessman wrote 4 successful books, which were autobiographical in genre. My book looks at his paternal ancestry and the kidnappings for which he was sentenced to die. There is new information about his family and the red light bandit victims.
Bernice and John: Finally Meeting Your Parents Who Died a Long Time Ago
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,040. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
"Bernice and John" is post-war Oklahoma history as seen through the eyes of a petroleum geologist who graduated from OU in 1935, and his highly perceptive wife who, upon being given a diagnosis of terminal cancer at age 47, decided to go to college. Part memoir and part social-political commentary, B&J makes a powerful argument for Oklahoma as the model of our evolving nation,