Cultures of Violence: Lynching and Racial Killing in South Africa and the American South

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This book deals with the inherent violence of "race relations" in two important countries that remain iconic expressions of white supremacy in the twentieth century. Cultures of violence does not just reconstruct the era of violence. Instead it convincingly contrasts the "lynch culture" of the American South to the "bureaucratic culture of violence" in South Africa. By contrasting mobs of rope-wielding white Southerners to the gun-toting policemen and administrators who formally defended white supremacy in South Africa, ...

Cultures of Violence: Lynching and Racial Killing in South Africa and the American South 2011, Manchester University Press, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9780719085574

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Cultures of Violence: Lynching and Racial Killing in South Africa and the American South 2009, Manchester University Press

ISBN-13: 9780719079047

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