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Lynchings in Missouri, 1803 - 1981

Native American and White victims, 1803-1862 -- Slaves and free Blacks, 1818-1862 -- War aftermath, 1866-1869 -- More white victims than Black, 1870-1879 -- Strenuous efforts to punish lynchers, 1872-1879 -- "The brute seized her": Black victims, 1880-1889 -- Railroads end lychings of hors...

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Main Author: Frazier, Harriet C.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Jefferson, NC [u.a.] McFarland 2009
Online Access: Inhaltsverzeichnis (Verlag)
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Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
UB: KB 9 E 1540
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Summary:Native American and White victims, 1803-1862 -- Slaves and free Blacks, 1818-1862 -- War aftermath, 1866-1869 -- More white victims than Black, 1870-1879 -- Strenuous efforts to punish lynchers, 1872-1879 -- "The brute seized her": Black victims, 1880-1889 -- Railroads end lychings of horse thieves : White victims decrease, 1880-1889 -- Arranged media coverage and sensationalism : Black victims, 1890-1899 -- White victims, 1891-1899 -- Racism as scholarship to justify violence: 1900-1909 -- Black and White victims, 1910-1919 -- Declining numbers and Black victims only: 1920-1942 -- Conclusion : Missouri's last Lynching, 1981
"At least 227 mob lynchings are identified, confirmed, and documented. Topics include: lynchings of Native Americans and African Americans; law enforcement efforts to punish lynchers; horse/hog stealing, bank robbery, murder, sex crimes, and other offenses for which whites were lynched; a still-unsolved 1981 lynching; 50 falsely reported, doubtful, and/or foiled lynchings, 1857-1930"--Provided by publisher
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:X, 228 S. Ill., graph. Darst., Kt.
ISBN:9780786436682