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Simon Wendt

Simon Wendt is associate professor of American studies at Goethe University of Frankfurt in Frankfurt, Germany. He is author of The Spirit and the Shotgun: Armed Resistance and the Struggle for Civil Rights; editor of Warring over Valor: How Race and Gender Shaped American Military Heroism in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries; and coeditor of several books, including Globalizing Lynching History: Vigilantism and Extralegal Punishment from an International Perspective.