Lynchings in Mississippi: a history, 1865-1965

The emancipation era, 1865-1869 -- Terror in the day and night, 1870-1879 -- Hope in a time of despair, 1880-1889 -- Faith during the years of nadir, 1890-1899 -- The search for justice in a new century, 1900-1909 -- The era of world war i, 1910-1919 -- The jazz age, 1920-1929 -- The great depressio...

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Main Author: Thompson, Julius Eric
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Jefferson, NC [u.a.] McFarland & Company 2007
Online Access: Table of contents only
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
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Summary:The emancipation era, 1865-1869 -- Terror in the day and night, 1870-1879 -- Hope in a time of despair, 1880-1889 -- Faith during the years of nadir, 1890-1899 -- The search for justice in a new century, 1900-1909 -- The era of world war i, 1910-1919 -- The jazz age, 1920-1929 -- The great depression, 1930-1939 -- The era of world war ii, 1940-1949 -- Changes in a new era, 1950-1959 -- The freedom struggle, 1960-1965 -- Epilogue : faith in our times, 1966-2002
"Studies lynching in Mississippi from Civil War through civil rights movement. Arranged chronologically, it examines how lynching unfolded in the state, and assesses large number of deaths, reasons, the distribution by counties, cities and rural locations, and public responses. Covers lynching's legacy in the decades since 1965, and an appendix offers a chronology"--Provided by publisher
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (S. 231-245) and index
Physical Description:V, 253 S Ill.
ISBN:0786427221
9780786427222
9780786464418