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Lynching in the West: 1850-1935 (a John Hope Franklin Center Book)

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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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Sep 08, 2007 Bridget Cooks rated it really liked it
I'm reading this book for a review I need to write. So far it's interesting because it is about the seedy history of L.A. and race relations between Mexicans and Anglos. The ethnic history of L.A. is always of interest to me.
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Jun 30, 2011 Koritha Mitchell rated it liked it
Gonzales-Day fills an important gap in our knowledge of racial violence in the United States. A longer review available here.
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