Lynching and Spectacle: Witnessing Racial Violence in America, 1890-1940 / Edition 1

Lynching and Spectacle: Witnessing Racial Violence in America, 1890-1940 / Edition 1

by Amy Louise Wood
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0807871974

ISBN-13: 9780807871973

Pub. Date: 02/01/2011

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press

Wood explains what it meant for white Americans to perform and witness sadistic spectacles of lynching and how lynching played a role in establishing and affirming white supremacy. She also reveals how the national dissemination of lynching images ultimately fueled the momentum of the antilynching movement and the decline of the practice.

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Wood explains what it meant for white Americans to perform and witness sadistic spectacles of lynching and how lynching played a role in establishing and affirming white supremacy. She also reveals how the national dissemination of lynching images ultimately fueled the momentum of the antilynching movement and the decline of the practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807871973
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
02/01/2011
Series:
New Directions in Southern Studies Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

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