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Lynching beyond Dixie : American mob violence outside the South

Lynching as a national phenomenon
eBook, English, 2013
University of Illinois Press, Urbana, 2013
1 online resource (325 pages) : maps
9780252094651, 9781299140868, 0252094654, 1299140866
Print version:
Introduction / Michael J. Pfeifer
Part I. The West
"Who dares to style this female a woman?": lynching, gender, and culture in the nineteenth-century U.S. West / Helen McLure
The popular sources of political authority in 1856 San Francisco: lynching, vigilance, and the difference between politics and constitutionalism / Christopher Waldrep
"Light is bursting upon the world!": White supremacy and racist violence against Blacks in Reconstruction Kansas / Brent M.S. Campney
The rise and fall of mob violence against Mexicans in Arizona, 1859-1915 / William D. Carrigan and Clive Webb
Making Utah history: press coverage of the Robert Marshall lynching, June 1925 / Kimberley Mangun and Larry R. Gerlach
Part II. The Midwest
"The cry of the Negro should not be remember the Maine, but remember the hanging of Bush": African American responses to lynching in Decatur, Illinois, 1893 / Sundiata Keita Cha-Jua
Race, sex, and riot: the Springfield, Ohio, race riots of 1904 and 1906 and the sources of antiblack violence in the lower Midwest / Jack S. Blocker Jr
Lynching in late-nineteenth-century Michigan / Michael J. Pfeifer
Part III. The Northeast
"They lynched Jim Cullen": story and myth on the northern Maine frontier / Dena Lynn Winslow
The "Delaware horror": two ministers, a lynching, and the crisis of democracy / Dennis B. Downey
Appendix: lynchings in the Northeast, Midwest, and West