A Festival of Violence: An Analysis of Southern Lynchings, 1882-1930 / Edition 1

A Festival of Violence: An Analysis of Southern Lynchings, 1882-1930 / Edition 1

by Stewart E Tolnay, E M Beck
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780252064135
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Publication date:
01/28/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
937,311
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1A Legacy of Racial Violence1
2A Portrait of the Lynching Era, 1880-193017
3Social Threat, Competition, and Mob Violence55
4Lynching as Popular Justice86
5The Role of King Cotton119
6Southern Politics and Lynching, 1880-1900166
7The Great Migration and the Demise of Lynching202
8The Tragedy of Lynching: An Overview239
App. A. The Creation of a New Inventory of Southern Lynchings259
App. B. Types of Errors and Other Problems in Existing Inventories265
App. C. Miscellaneous Tables269
References277
Index289

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