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The Resource At the hands of persons unknown : the lynching of Black America, Philip Dray

At the hands of persons unknown : the lynching of Black America, Philip Dray

Label
At the hands of persons unknown : the lynching of Black America
Title
At the hands of persons unknown
Title remainder
the lynching of Black America
Statement of responsibility
Philip Dray
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A history of lynching in America describes its common use, especially in the southern United States, and discusses the crusade by a handful of black and white citizens to eliminate the shameful practice
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dray, Philip
Dewey number
364.1/34
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6464
LC item number
.D73 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lynching
  • African Americans
  • Southern States
Target audience
adult
Label
At the hands of persons unknown : the lynching of Black America, Philip Dray
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 467-477) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"A negro's life is a very cheap thing in Georgia" -- Judge Lynch's Law -- To gather my race in my arms -- The compromise -- "Let the eagle scream!" -- Writing history with lightning -- The wisest and best response -- The shame of America -- The tragedy of lynching -- States' rights, states' wrongs -- It can happen here -- Under color of law
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Modern Library paperback edition.
Extent
xii, 528 pages
Isbn
9780375754456
Lccn
2003276385
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 51330092
  • (OCoLC)51330092
Label
At the hands of persons unknown : the lynching of Black America, Philip Dray
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 467-477) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"A negro's life is a very cheap thing in Georgia" -- Judge Lynch's Law -- To gather my race in my arms -- The compromise -- "Let the eagle scream!" -- Writing history with lightning -- The wisest and best response -- The shame of America -- The tragedy of lynching -- States' rights, states' wrongs -- It can happen here -- Under color of law
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Modern Library paperback edition.
Extent
xii, 528 pages
Isbn
9780375754456
Lccn
2003276385
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 51330092
  • (OCoLC)51330092

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