From the assembled work of fifteen leading scholars emerges a complex and provocative portrait of lynching in the American South With subjects ranging in time from the late antebellum period to the early twentieth century, and in place from the border states to the Deep South, this collection of essays provides a rich comparative context in which to study the troubling history of lynching Covering a broad spectrum of methodologies, these essays further expand the study of lynching by exploring such topics as same race lynchings, black resistance to white violence, and the political motivations for lynching In addressing both the history and the legacy of lynching, the book raises important questions about Southern history, race relations, and the nature of American violence Though focused on events in the South, these essays speak to patterns of violence, injustice, and racism that have plagued the entire nation The contributors are Bruce E Baker, E M Beck, W Fitzhugh Brundage, Joan E Cashin, Paula Clark, Thomas G Dyer, Terence Finnegan, Larry J Griffin, Nancy MacLean, William S McFeely, Joanne C Sandberg, Patricia A Schechter, Roberta Senechal de la Roche, Stewart E Tolnay, and George C Wright. Best Read [ Under Sentence of Death: Lynching in the South ] author [ W. Fitzhugh Brundage ] – heartforum.co.uk
William Fitzhugh Brundage born 1961 is an American historian, and William B Umstead Professor of History, at University of North Carolina He graduated from the University of Chicago, and from Harvard University with an MA and Ph.D, in 1988 Prior to taking up his current position at the University of North Carolina, he taught at Queen s University, and University of Florida.
- 344 pages
- Under Sentence of Death: Lynching in the South
- W. Fitzhugh Brundage
- 25 September 2017 W. Fitzhugh Brundage