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Title:
Lynching in the West, 1850-1935
Author:
Gonzales-Day, Ken.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Durham : Duke University Press, 2006.
Physical Description:
xii, 299 pages, 16 pages of plates : illustrations (some color), map ; 24 cm
General Note:
"A John Hope Franklin Center book."
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction : Searching for California's hang trees -- Counting the dead : frontier justice and the antilynching movement -- The greatest good : Capital punishment or popular justice? -- In the shadow of photography : copy prints in the archive -- Signifying bodies : unblushing and monstrous -- The wonder gaze -- Conclusion -- Appendix 1 : Case list of lynchings and summary executions -- Appendix 2 : Selected list of legal and military executions -- Appendix 3 : Pardons, 1849-59.
ISBN:
9780822337812

9780822337942
Format :
Book