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Rough Justice : Lynching and American Society, 1874-1947

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The history of lynchingshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 152.4 x 223.5 x 17.8mm | 362.88g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 6 line drawings
  • 025207405X
  • 9780252074059
  • 705,868

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"In this thought-provoking, impressively researched, sweeping study of rough justice in the United States, Pfeifer expands the history of lynching and its transmutation from popular, ritualized collective violece to state-sanctioned, sanitized execution, that is, legal lynching."--American Studiesshow more

About Michael J. Pfeifer

Michael J. Pfeifer teaches American history at the University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario.show more

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