The Making of a Lynching Culture Violence and Vigilantism in Central Texas, 1836-1916

by William D. Carrigan

The Making of a Lynching Culture Violence and Vigilantism in Central Texas, 1836-1916 Synopsis

How a culture of violence legitimized lynching among ordinary people

The Making of a Lynching Culture Violence and Vigilantism in Central Texas, 1836-1916 Press Reviews

The Making of a Lynching Culture ranks among the best local studies of lynching and will be of great interest to students of the history of violence in the United States. Journal of American History

Book Information

ISBN: 9780252074301
Publication date: 28th August 2006
Author: William D. Carrigan
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 328 pages
Categories: Crime & criminology, Social & cultural history,

About William D. Carrigan

William D. Carrigan is an associate professor of history at Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey, and the editor of Lynching Reconsidered: New Directions in the Study of Mob Violence.

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