Lynching in North Carolina: a history, 1865 - 1941

Introduction: a place in lynching lore -- Lynching the Carolina way -- Norlina -- The lynching of Plummer Bullock -- A well-deserved punishment -- Canada, o Canada -- The old north state -- One million Klansmen -- Law and order must prevail: North Carolina efforts to punish lynch mob members 1919-19...

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Main Author: Newkirk, Vann R.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Jefferson, N.C McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers c 2009
Online Access: Table of contents only (Verlag)
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
UB: KB 20 A 3534
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Summary:Introduction: a place in lynching lore -- Lynching the Carolina way -- Norlina -- The lynching of Plummer Bullock -- A well-deserved punishment -- Canada, o Canada -- The old north state -- One million Klansmen -- Law and order must prevail: North Carolina efforts to punish lynch mob members 1919-1923 -- The Needleman case -- "You don't know what the law will do to you?" A move toward legal lynching -- Lynching in North Carolina 1930-1935 -- A matter for the judiciary -- Summary -- Appendix I. Other notable lynchings -- Appendix II. North Carolina lynchings, 1865-1941 -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
"From the end of the Civil War until the mid-1920s, the culture of lynching prospered in North Carolina. Between 1865 and 1941, at least168 North Carolinians lost their lives to this form of mob violence. This work provides a list of all 168 documented lynchings, including a detailed account of the more infamous occasions"--Provided by publisher
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-200) and index
Physical Description:V, 206 S. ill 24 cm
ISBN:0786439289
9780786439287