Published online by Cambridge University Press: 03 November 2022
This introductory chapter examines the study of lynching through the lens of material culture with particular attention to landscapes of memory. It both introduces the narrative of the lynching of Tom Johnson and Joe Kizer in Concord, North Carolina in 1898 and uses interdiscplinary theories drawn from African American studies, American studies, cultural history, and cultural geography to advance new methodologies for the study of racial violence.
- Gruesome Looking ObjectsA New History of Lynching and Everyday Things, pp. 1 - 15Publisher: Cambridge University PressPrint publication year: 2022