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Author Wood, Amy Louise, 1967-

Title Lynching and spectacle : witnessing racial violence in America, 1890-1940 / Amy Louise Wood.

Published Chapel Hill, [N.C.] : University of North Carolina Press, [2009]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  364.134 Woo    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 349 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm.
Series New directions in southern studies.
New directions in southern studies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: pt. I SPECTACLE -- 1.They Want to See the Thing Done: Public Executions -- 2.A Hell of Fire upon Earth: Religion -- pt. II WITNESSING -- 3.The Spectator Has a Picture in His Mind to Remember for a Long Time: Photography -- 4.They Never Witnessed Such a Melodrama: Early Moving Pictures -- 5.With the Roar of Thunder: The Birth of a Nation -- pt. III BEARING WITNESS -- 6.We Wanted to Be Boosters and Not Knockers: Photography and Antilynching Activism -- 7.Bring Home to America What Mob Violence Really Means: Hollywood's Spectacular Indictment.
Subject Lynching -- United States -- History.
Violence -- United States -- History.
Hate crimes -- United States -- History.
United States -- Race relations -- History.
ISBN 9780807871973 (paperback) £23.95
0807871974 (paperback) £23.95