A Festival of Violence: An Analysis of Southern Lynchings, 1882-1930
A statistical study of lynching in ten southern states which shows that economic and status concerns were at the heart of that violent practice. This book tests explanations of the causes of lynching, using US Census and historical voting data and a newly constructed inventory of southern lynch victims.
Specifications of A Festival of Violence: An Analysis of Southern Lynchings, 1882-1930
|Author||Stewart E Tolnay, E M Beck|
|Publisher||University of Illinois Press|
|Number Of Pages||320|
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