Under Sentence of Death: Lynching in the South / Edition 1

Under Sentence of Death: Lynching in the South / Edition 1

by W. Fitzhugh Brundage

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Under Sentence of Death: Lynching in the South

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The University of North Carolina Press
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Table of Contents

Pt. IApproaches to Racial Violence and Lynching21
Narrative and Event: Lynching and Historical Sociology24
The Sociogenesis of Lynching48
Pt. IILynching in the Local and Regional Context77
A Most Unexampled Exhibition of Madness and Brutality: Judge Lynch in Saline County, Missouri, 185981
A Lynching in Wartime Carolina: The Death of Saxe Joiner109
When Race Didn't Matter: Black and White Mob Violence against Their Own Color132
Pt. IIIThe Cultural Context of Lynching155
Gender, Sexuality, and the Politics of Lynching: The Leo Frank Case Revisited158
Lynching and Political Power in Mississippi and South Carolina189
North Carolina Lynching Ballads219
Pt. IVBlack Responses and the Legacy of Lynching247
By the Book: The Legal Executions of Kentucky Blacks250
The Roar on the Other Side of Silence: Black Resistance and White Violence in the American South, 1880-1940271
Unsettled Business: Ida B. Wells against Lynching, or, How Antilynching Got Its Gender292
Notes on the Contributors323

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