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Title Lynching in America : a history in documents / edited by Christopher Waldrep.

Published New York : New York University Press, [2006]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  364.134 LYNC    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxii, 281 pages ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : explanations -- The first lynchers -- Jacksonian America -- Slavery -- How the West was won -- Civil war and reconstruction -- The gilded age : shall the wheel of race agitation be stopped? -- State sovereignty and mob law -- Western lynching in an industrializing age -- The limits of progressive reform -- Federal law against mob law -- The new deal -- High-tech lynchings.
Other author Waldrep, Christopher, 1951-
Subject Lynching -- United States -- History.
Standard Number 9780814793985
ISBN 0814793983 (cloth : alk. paper)
0814793991 (paperback: alk. paper)