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Author Williams, Kidada E.
Title They left great marks on me : African American testimonies of racial violence from emancipation to World War I / Kidada E. Williams.
Published New York : New York University Press, c2012.
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 Floor2  E185.2 .W67 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xii, 281 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents "The special object of hatred and persecution": the terror of emancipation -- "A long series of oppression, injustice, and violence": the purgatory of sectional reconciliation -- "Lynched, burned alive, Jim-Crowed... in my country": shaping responses to the descent to hell -- "If you can, the colored needs help": reaching out from local communities -- "It is not for us to run away from violence": fueling the NAACP's antilynching crusade -- Closer to the promised land.
Subject African Americans -- History -- 1863-1877.
African Americans -- History -- 1877-1964.
African Americans -- Violence against -- History -- 19th century.
African Americans -- Violence against -- History -- 20th century.
Lynching -- United States -- History.
Racism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 0814795366 (pb : alk. paper)
9780814795354 (cl : alk. paper)
0814795358 (cl : alk. paper)
9780814795361 (pb : alk. paper)
9780814795378 (ebook)
0814795374 (ebook)
9780814784860 (ebook)
0814784860 (ebook)
Standard # 40020637406
OCLC number 733232567