Lynching and spectacle : witnessing racial violence in America, 1890-1940 /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Wood, Amy Louise, 1967-
Format: eBook
Published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2009]
Series:New directions in southern studies.
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • They want to see the thing done : public executions
  • A hell of fire upon earth : religion
  • The spectator has a picture in his mind to remember for a long time : photography
  • They never witnessed such a melodrama : early moving pictures
  • With the roar of thunder : The birth of a nation
  • We wanted to be boosters and not knockers : photography and antilynching activism
  • Bring home to America what mob violence really means : Hollywood's spectacular indictment.