Forgotten Dead: Mob Violence against Mexicans in the United States, 1848-1928

Forgotten Dead: Mob Violence against Mexicans in the United States, 1848-1928

by William D. Carrigan, Clive Webb

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780190610692
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 01/12/2017
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 322
Sales rank: 1,258,729
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

William D. Carrigan is Professor of History at Rowan University and the author of The Making of a Lynching Culture: Violence and Vigilantism in Central Texas, 1836-1916, the editor of Lynching Reconsidered: New Directions in the Study of Mob Violence, and the co-editor of Swift to Wrath: Lynching in Global Historical Perspective.

Clive Webb is Professor of Modern American History at the University of Sussex, the author of Fight against Fear: Southern Jews and Black Civil Rights and Rabble Rousers: The American Far Right in the Civil Rights Era, and the editor of Massive Resistance: Southern Opposition of the Second Reconstruction.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Note on Terms

Introduction
1. Manifest Destiny and Mob Violence against Mexicans
2. Judge Lynch on the Border
3. Mexican Resistance to Mob Violence
4. Diplomatic Protest and the Decline of Mob Violence
Conclusion: Remembering the Forgotten Dead

Appendix A: Confirmed Cases of Mob Violence against Persons of Mexican Origin and Descent in the United States, 1848-1928
Appendix B: Unconfirmed Cases of Mob Violence against Persons of Mexican Origin and Descent in the United States, 1848-1928
Notes
Index

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