Lynching in the West: 1850-1935 (a John Hope Franklin Center Book)
Accounts of lynching in the United States have primarily focused on violence against African Americans in the South. Ken Gonzales-Day reveals racially motivated lynching as a more widespread practice. His research uncovered 350 instances of lynching that occurred in the state of California between 1850 and 1935. The majority were perpetrated against Latinos, Native America...more
Paperback, 332 pages
Published November 1st 2006 by Duke University Press Books
(first published August 30th 2006)
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