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

Product details

  • Paperback | 328 pages
  • 152.4 x 223.5 x 22.9mm | 476.28g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0252074300
  • 9780252074301
  • 2,015,978

About William D. Carrigan

William D. Carrigan is an associate professor of history at Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey, and the editor of Lynching Reconsidered: New Directions in the Study of Mob Violence. "show more

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"The Making of a Lynching Culture ranks among the best local studies of lynching and will be of great interest to students of the history of violence in the United States." Journal of American Historyshow more

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