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The Making of a Lynching Culture

Violence and Vigilantism in Central Texas, 1836-1916

by William D. Carrigan

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Published by University of Illinois Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crime & criminology,
  • Social history,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • c 1900 - c 1914,
  • Violence in Society,
  • Sociology,
  • History,
  • History: American,
  • Texas,
  • Discrimination & Racism,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • History / United States / General,
  • United States - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9694038M
    ISBN 100252074300
    ISBN 109780252074301

      The Justice for Victims of Lynching Act was unanimously approved in the Senate. Finally Made Lynching a Federal Crime including the National Museum of African American History and : Brigit Katz.   Send Email. Recipient(s) will receive an email with a link to 'Review of Carrigan, The Making of a Lynching Culture: Violence and Vigilantism in Central Texas, ' and will not need an account to access the content.

    This website represents an ongoing effort to document the lynchings that occurred in Texas between and At present, our database includes more than lynchings that were cataloged by the Chicago Tribune (), the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (), and major newspapers around the nation.   Watch Paula Giddings, professor of Afro-American Studies at Smith College, explore one of the most challenging topics in U.S. history: the history and origins of lynching. Find out more: https.

    This Volume focuses on extralegal violence and its Causes in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, The author is especially interested in the role of historical memory in sustaining the use of violence for a seven-county region in Central Texas on the edge of the Great : Alwyn Barr.   The Making of a Lynching Culture by William D. Carrigan, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(34).


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The Making of a Lynching Culture by William D. Carrigan Download PDF EPUB FB2

“The Making of a Lynching Culture ranks among the best local studies of lynching and will be of great interest to students of Texas history and the history of violence in the United States.”--Journal of American History "Writing in a crisp, clear style and demonstrating an impressive mastery of a wide range of primary and secondary sources, Carrigan raises several important.

Beginning with the independence of Texas, The Making of a Lynching Culture reexamines traditional explanations of lynching, including the role of the frontier, economic tensions, and political conflicts.

Using a voluminous body of court records, newspaper accounts, oral histories, and other sources, Carrigan shows how notions of justice Cited by: The Making of a Lynching Culture book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Ona crowd of 15, witnessed the ly /5. The answer to this question, at least as it relates to the lynching of Jesse Washington, took me over a decade and can be found in my first book, The Making of a Lynching Culture: Violence and Vigilantism in Central Texas, (University of Illinois Press, ).

What follows below is a summary of my findings and conclusions. With The Making of a Lynching Culture, William D. Carrigan makes important contribution to our knowledge of Southern violence in addressing the controversial question of the character and the role of the lynch mob between and in Central Texas.

Despite these minor shortcomings, The Making of a Lynching Culture ranks among the best local studies of lynching and will be of great interest to students of Texas history and the history of violence in the United : Michael J. Pfeifer. Making Whiteness is a profoundly important work that explains how and why whiteness came to be such a crucial, embattled--and distorting--component of twentieth-century American identity.

In intricately textured detail and with passionately mastered analysis, Grace Elizabeth Hale shows how, when faced with the active citizenship of their ex-slaves after the Civil War, white Cited by: Dr.

Carrigan is the author of The Making of a Lynching Culture: Violence and Vigilantism in Central Texas, In this monograph, Dr. Carrigan explores why and how ordinary people came to think that lynching was an acceptable, even preferable, means of. Ona crowd of 15, witnessed the lynching of an eighteen-year-old black farm worker named Jesse Washington.

Most central Texans of the time failed to call for the punishment of the mob's leaders. In The Making of a Lynching Culture, William D.

Carrigan seeks to explain not how a fiendish mob could lynch one man but how a culture of violence that nourished this. lynching, unlawfully hanging or otherwise killing a person by mob action.

The term is derived from the older term lynch law, which is most likely named after either Capt. William Lynch (–), of Pittsylvania co., Va., or Col. Charles Lynch (–96), of neighboring Bedford (later Campbell) co., both of whom used extralegal proceedings to punish Loyalists during the American.

Get this from a library. The making of a lynching culture: violence and vigilantism in central Texas, [William D Carrigan] -- "Beginning with the independence of Texas, The Making of a Lynching Culture re-examines traditional explanations of lynching, including the role of the frontier, economic tensions, and political.

Get this from a library. The making of a lynching culture: violence and vigilantism in central Texas, [William D Carrigan]. William D. Carrigan has quickly established himself as one of the most important and most interesting scholars of lynching.

He and Clive Webb provided (in “The Lynching of Persons of Mexican Origin or Descent in the United States, to ,” Journal of Social History the first attempt at a systematic historical assessment of the lynching of Author: Jonathan Markovitz.

The Making of a Lynching Culture: Violence and Vigilantism in CentralTexas, –By William D. Carrigan. (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, Pp. "A lucid, smart, engaging, and accessible introduction to the impact of lynching photography on the history of race and violence in America.

"—Grace Elizabeth Hale, author of Making Whiteness: The Culture of Segregation in America, "With admirable courage, Dora Apel and Shawn Michelle Smith examine lynching photographs that are horrifying, shameful. Lynching actually begins in the Revolutionary War years, and it's named after the brother of the man who founded Lynchburg, Virginia.

And lynching took place—this is "extralegal justice," in quotes, takes place during that period of time, because it's not too many courts. It's, sort of, difficult to get to them. This is a period that the. The Making of a Lynching Culture: Violence and Vigilantism in Central Texas, / Edition 1.

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A report recently released by the Equal Justice Initiative, “Lynching in America: Confronting the Legacy of Racial Terror” (PDF), documents the history of racial lynching in the United States and provides important context for “Mockingbird.” The report argues that this history has never been adequately confronted or memorialized.

Proponents of happy history will find Carrigan's book a useful corrective. This is not so much a history of the Washington lynching or even a standard history of lynching in the South.

Instead, Carrigan explores how a tradition of violence and the memory of white citizen action outside the law underpinned the events of. Start studying "The Origins of the Lynching Culture in the U.S." video, chapter 15 close reading, TKAM play.

Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The book covers the criminal and civil trials that took place in the wake of the lynching of Michael Donald, an African-American whose only transgression was walking home from a convenience store while black.

The Lynching is split into three separate parts. The first part is about the lynching and subsequent criminal trial/5. Read eBooks Online Now ?book=PDF The Making of a Lynching Culture: Violence and Vigilantism in Central Texas