Summary ¹ Lynching and Spectacle: Witnessing Racial Violence in America 1890-1940

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Summary ¹ Lynching and Spectacle: Witnessing Racial Violence in America, 1890-1940 ✓ Lynch mobs in late nineteenth and early twentieth century America exacted horrifying public torture and mutilation on their victims In Lynching and Spectacle Amy Wood explains what it meant for white Americans to Lynch mobs in late nineteenth and early twentieth century America exacted horrifying public torture and mutilation on their victims In Lynching and Spectacle Amy Wood explains what it meant for white Americans to perform and witness these sadistic spectacles and how lynching played a role in establishing and affirming white supremacy Lynching Wood argues overlapped with a variety of cultural practices and performances both traditional and modern including public executions religious rituals photography and cinema. Consensual

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Ed in establishing and affirming white supremacy at the turn of the century particularly in towns and cities experiencing great social instability and change She also shows how the national dissemination of lynching images fueled the momentum of the antilynching movement and ultimately led to the decline of lynching By examining lynching spectacles alongside both traditional and modern practices and within both local and national contexts Wood reconfigures our understanding of lynching's relationship to modern lif. I'm not a v

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Lynching and Spectacle Witnessing Racial Violence in America 1890 1940All which encouraged the horrific violence and gave it social acceptability However she also shows how the national dissemination of lynching images ultimately fueled the momentum of the antilynching movement and the decline of the practice Using a wide range of sources including photos newspaper reports pro and antilynching pamphlets early films and local city and church records Wood reconfigures our understanding of lynching's relationship to modern lifeWood expounds on the critical role lynching spectacles play. Lynching an