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Popular justice : a history of lynching in America / Manfred Berg.

Author/Creator:
Berg, Manfred, 1959-
Publication:
Chicago : Ivan R. Dee, c2011.
Series:
American ways series.
The American ways series
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 212 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Lynching -- United States -- History.
Contents:
The roots of lynching in Colonial and Revolutionary North America
The rising of lynch law in Antebellum America
Frontier justice
Lynching, riots, and political terror in the Civil War years
"Indescribable barbarism": the lynching of African Americans in the age of Jim Crow
Popular justice beyond black and white
The struggle against lynching
From lynching to hate crime
Lynching in American memory and culture.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-206) and index.
ISBN:
9781566638029 (cloth : alk. paper)
156663802X (cloth : alk. paper)
9781566639200 (electronic)
1566639204 (electronic)
OCLC:
667990348
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