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Anti-Black Violence in Twentieth-Century Texas (Paperback)

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Anti-Black Violence in Twentieth-Century Texas provides an arresting look at the history of violence against African Americans in Texas.From a lynching in Paris at the turn of the century to the 1998 murder of Jasper resident James Byrd Jr., who was dragged to death behind a truck, this volume uncovers the violent side of race relations in the Lone Star State.Historian Bruce A. Glasrud has curated an essential contribution to Texas history and historiography that will also bring attention to a chapter in the state’s history that, for many, is still very much a part of the present.
Anti-Black Violence in Twentieth-Century Texas provides an arresting look at the history of violence against African Americans in Texas.

From a lynching in Paris at the turn of the century to the 1998 murder of Jasper resident James Byrd Jr., who was dragged to death behind a truck, this volume uncovers the violent side of race relations in the Lone Star State.

Historian Bruce A. Glasrud has curated an essential contribution to Texas history and historiography that will also bring attention to a chapter in the state?s history that, for many, is still very much a part of the present.
Number of Pages: 209
Genre: History, Social Science
Sub-Genre: History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Texas A & M Univ Pr
Language: English
Street Date: October 6, 2015
TCIN: 46769298
UPC: 9781623493332
Item Number (DPCI): 247-51-9118

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