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Lynching and spectacle: witnessing racial violence in America, 1890-1940 1 edition

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Lynching and spectacle
witnessing racial violence in America, 1890-1940
Amy Louise Wood.

Published 2009 by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

They want to see the thing done : public executions
A hell of fire upon earth : religion
The spectator has a picture in his mind to remember for a long time : photography
They never witnessed such a melodrama : early moving pictures
With the roar of thunder : the birth of a nation
We wanted to be boosters and not knockers : photography and antilynching activism
Bring home to America what mob violence really means : Hollywood's spectacular indictment.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Series
New directions in southern studies

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
364.1/34
Library of Congress
HV6457 .W66 2009

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL22665473M
Internet Archive
lynchingspectacl00wood
ISBN 13
9780807832547
LC Control Number
2008045194
OCLC/WorldCat
261173677
Library Thing
8131182
Goodreads
5456388

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