The Making of a Lynching Culture

The Making of a Lynching Culture : Violence and Vigilantism in Central Texas,1836-1916

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How a culture of violence legitimized lynching among ordinary peopleshow more

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  • Hardback | 328 pages
  • 158 x 228 x 34mm | 739.37g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • 0252029518
  • 9780252029516

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"In this ground-breaking study of extralegal violence in a racially and ethnically complex borderland of the South and Southwest, Carrigan makes a significant contribution to the literature on American violence and race relations."show more

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