Swift to Wrath: Lynching in Global Historical Perspective

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Scholarship on lynching has typically been confined to the extralegal execution of African Americans in the American South. The nine essays collected here look at lynching in the context of world history, encouraging a complete rethinking of the history of collective violence. Employing a diverse range of case studies, the volume's contributors work to refute the notion that the various acts of group homicide called "lynching" in American history are unique or exceptional. Some essays consider the practice of lynching in ...

Swift to Wrath: Lynching in Global Historical Perspective 2013, University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville

ISBN-13: 9780813934143

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