Lynching in the New South: Georgia and Virginia, 1880-1930

Lynching in the New South: Georgia and Virginia, 1880-1930

by W. Fitzhugh Brundage, William Fitzhugh Brundage
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0252063457

ISBN-13: 9780252063459

Pub. Date: 05/28/1993

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

In 1905, the sociologist James Cutler observed, 'It has been said that our country's national crime is lynching.' If lynching was a national crime, it was a southern obsession.Based on an analysis of nearly six hundred lynchings, this volume offers a new, full appraisal of the complex character of lynching.

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In 1905, the sociologist James Cutler observed, 'It has been said that our country's national crime is lynching.' If lynching was a national crime, it was a southern obsession.Based on an analysis of nearly six hundred lynchings, this volume offers a new, full appraisal of the complex character of lynching.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780252063459
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Publication date:
05/28/1993
Series:
Blacks in the New World
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
1,030,794
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

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