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A Lynching In The Heartland

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On a hot summer night in 1930, three black teenagers accused of murdering a young white man and raping his girlfriend waited for justice in an Indiana jail. A mob dragged them from the jail and lynched two of them. No one in Marion, Indiana was ever punished for the murders. In this gripping account, James H. Madison refutes the popular perception that lynching was confined to the South, and clarifies 20th century America's painful encounters with race, justice, and memory.

A Lynching In The Heartland

Author : James H. Madison
ISBN : 1403961212
Genre : History
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After being accused of killing a young white man and sexually abusing his girlfriend, three black teenagers were dragged from the jail by an angry mob, who lynched two of the teens, in a powerful true account that delves into race, justice, and history in America. Reprint.

Ethics And Images Of Pain

Author : Asbjørn Grønstad
ISBN : 9780415893824
Genre : Art
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Few phenomena are as formative of our experience of the visual world as displays of suffering. But what does it mean to have an ethical experience of disturbing or traumatizing images? What kind of ethical proposition does an image of pain mobilize? How may the spectator learn from and make use of the painful image as a source of ethical reflection? Engaging with a wide range of visual media--from painting, theatre, and sculpture, to photography, film, and video--this interdisciplinary collection of essays by leading and emerging scholars of visual culture offers a reappraisal of the increasingly complex relationship between images of pain and the ethics of viewing. Ethics and Images of Pain reconsiders the persistent and ever pertinent nexus of aesthetics and ethics, the role of painful images as generators of unpredictable forms of affect, the moral transformation of spectatorship, the ambivalence of the witness and the representation of afflication as a fundamental form of our shared scopic experience. The instructive and illuminating essays in the collection introduce a phenomenological context in which to make sense of our current ecology of excruciating images, one that accentuates notions of responsibility, empathy, and imagination. Contributors trace the images of pain across a miscellany of case studies, and amongst the topics addressed are: the work of artists as disparate as Doris Salcedo, Anselm Kiefer and Bendik Riis; photographs from Abu Ghraib and Rwanda; Hollywood war films and animated documentaries; performances of self-immolations and incidents of police brutality captured on mobile phones.

Imagery Of Lynching

Author : Dora Apel
ISBN : 0813534593
Genre : Art
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An analysis of over one hundred artistic representations of lynching addresses issues of race and racial violence throughout American history.

Lynching Photographs

Author : Dora Apel
ISBN : 9780520253322
Genre : Art
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Presents an analysis of lynching photographs, covering their history, meanings, uses, and displays.

Art In Crisis

Author : Amy Helene Kirschke
ISBN : 0253218136
Genre : Art
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Examines the visual rhetoric of ""The Crisis"" magazine during the editorship of W. E. B. Du Bois

Lynching In Colorado 1859 1919

Author : Stephen J. Leonard
ISBN : STANFORD:36105111860305
Genre : History
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In this examination of more than 175 lynchings, Stephen J. Leonard illustrates the role economics, migration, race, and gender played in the shaping of justice and injustice in Colorado. One of the first comprehensive studies of the phenomenon in a Western state, Lynching in Colorado provides an essential complement to recent studies of Southern lynchings, demonstrating that at times the land of purple mountain's majesty was just as lynching-prone as was the land of Dixie. Written for general fans of Western history as well as scholars of American culture, Lynching in Colorado shows Westerners at their worst and their best as they struggled to define law and order.

Death On The Fourth Of July

Author : David A. Neiwert
ISBN : 9781466888944
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On July 4, 2000, three young Asian American men visiting the small town of Ocean Shores, Washington, were attacked by a group of skinheads in the parking lot of a Texaco station. Threats and slurs gave way to violence and, ultimately, a fatal stabbing. But this tragedy culminated with a twist. A young white man, flaunting a Confederate flag just moments before, was slain by one of his would-be victims. In the ensuing murder trial, a harsh lesson on what it really means to be an American unfolded, exposing the layers of distrust between minorities and whites in rural America and revealing the dirty little secret that haunts many small towns: hate crime. In Death on the Fourth of July, veteran journalist David Neiwert explores the hard questions about hate crimes that few are willing to engage. He shares the stories behind the Ocean Shores case through first-hand interviews, and weaves them through an expert examination of the myths, legal issues, and history surrounding these controversial crimes. Death on the Fourth of July provides the most clear-headed and rational thinking on this loaded issue yet published, all within the context of one compelling real-life tragedy.

The Michigan Historical Review

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Genre : Michigan
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Annals Of Iowa

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