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Author Armstrong, Julie Buckner.

Title Mary Turner and the memory of lynching / Julie Buckner Armstrong.

Published Athens : University of Georgia Press, [2011]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  364.134 ARMS    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 255 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [231]-247) and index.
Contents Birth and nation: Mary Turner and the discourse of lynching -- Silence, voice, and motherhood: constructing lynching as a Black woman's issue -- Brutal facts and split-gut words: constructing lynching as a national trauma -- Contemporary confrontations: recovering the memory of Mary Turner -- Conclusion: marking a collective past.
Subject Lynching -- Georgia -- History -- 20th century.
Murder -- Georgia -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Georgia -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Georgia -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780820337654 (hbk.)
082033765X (hbk.)
9780820337661 (paperback)
0820337668 (paperback)