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Popular justice: a history of lynching in America

The roots of lynching in Colonial and Revolutionary North America -- The rising of lynch law in Antebellum America -- Frontier justice -- Lynching, riots, and political terror in the Civil War years -- "Indescribable barbarism": the lynching of African Americans in the age of Jim Crow -- P...

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Main Author: Berg, Manfred
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Chicago, Ill. Dee c 2011
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Summary:The roots of lynching in Colonial and Revolutionary North America -- The rising of lynch law in Antebellum America -- Frontier justice -- Lynching, riots, and political terror in the Civil War years -- "Indescribable barbarism": the lynching of African Americans in the age of Jim Crow -- Popular justice beyond black and white -- The struggle against lynching -- From lynching to hate crime -- Lynching in American memory and culture
Item Description:Includes bibliogr. references and index
Physical Description:XIII, 212 S Ill
ISBN:156663802X
9781566638029