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On the courthouse lawn : confronting the legacy of lynching in the twenty-first century / Sherrilyn A. Ifill.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLM HV6457 .I45 2007 (Text) 00000105841548 General book Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0807009873 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780807009871 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xx, 204 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, [2007]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-191) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: pt. I. A season of madness: twentieth-century lynching on the Eastern Shore. A conversation on race: lynching and the courthouse lawn ; Mob rule on the shore, 1931-1933 ; A conspiracy of silence: ordinary people and complicity in lynching ; "The law in all its majesty" ; "Serving the peninsula": local newspapers and lynching -- pt. II. Truth and reconciliation for lynching in the twenty-first century. Reconciliation and lynching in international context ; Breaking the silence: "words are the most powerful tools of all" ; Confronting the role of institutions in racial/ethnic violence ; Reconciliation in the twenty-first century.
Subject: Lynching > United States > History.
Lynching > Maryland > History.

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