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The Resource Lynching and spectacle : witnessing racial violence in America, 1890-1940, Amy Louise Wood, (electronic resource)

Lynching and spectacle : witnessing racial violence in America, 1890-1940, Amy Louise Wood, (electronic resource)

Label
Lynching and spectacle : witnessing racial violence in America, 1890-1940
Title
Lynching and spectacle
Title remainder
witnessing racial violence in America, 1890-1940
Statement of responsibility
Amy Louise Wood
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
By examining lynching spectacles alongside both traditional and modern practices and within both local and national contexts, Wood reconfigures our understanding of lynching's relationship to modern life. --from publisher description
Member of
Awards note
Lillian Smith Book Award, 2010
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1967-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wood, Amy Louise
Dewey number
364.1/34
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
New directions in southern studies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lynching
  • Violence
  • Hate crimes
  • United States
Label
Lynching and spectacle : witnessing racial violence in America, 1890-1940, Amy Louise Wood, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-338) and index
Color
multicolored
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
Control code
ocn701719807
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 349 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781469603568
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)701719807
Label
Lynching and spectacle : witnessing racial violence in America, 1890-1940, Amy Louise Wood, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-338) and index
Color
multicolored
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
Control code
ocn701719807
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 349 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781469603568
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)701719807

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