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Globalizing Lynching History

Vigilantism and Extralegal Punishment from an International Perspective

Editors: Berg, M., Wendt, S. (Eds.)

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About this book

The study of lynching in US history has become a well-developed area of scholarship. However, scholars have rarely included comparative or transnational perspectives when studying the American case, although lynching and communal punishment have occurred in most societies throughout history.

About the authors

Simon Wendt is Assistant Professor in the Institute of English and American Studies at the University of Frankfurt, Germany.

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • Introduction: Lynching from an International Perspective

    Berg, Manfred (et al.)

    Pages 1-18

  • Extralegal Violence and Law in the Early Modern British Isles and the Origins of American Lynching

    Pfeifer, Michael J.

    Pages 19-34

  • Lynching “Exceptionalism”: The NAACP, Woodrow Wilson, and Keeping Lynching American

    Waldrep, Christopher

    Pages 35-51

  • Mexican Perspectives on Mob Violence in the United States

    Carrigan, William D. (et al.)

    Pages 53-67

  • Lynching and Legitimacy: Toward a Global Description of Mob Murder

    Thurston, Robert W.

    Pages 69-86

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Globalizing Lynching History
Book Subtitle
Vigilantism and Extralegal Punishment from an International Perspective
Editors
  • M. Berg
  • S. Wendt
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Manfred Berg and Simon Wendt
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-00124-5
DOI
10.1057/9781137001245
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-11588-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-29699-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 251
Number of Illustrations and Tables
1 b/w illustrations
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