Journals Higher Education

$29.95

Hardcover

Published: 02 May 2016

344 Pages | 21 b&w illustrations and 2 maps

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199376568


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Hanging Bridge

Racial Violence and America's Civil Rights Century

Jason Morgan Ward

  • More than a metaphor, this book is based on an actual site, the "hanging bridge"--though abandoned--which still spans the Chickasawhay River
  • Examines violence, race, and politics in the deepest recesses of the South
  • Reflects on racial violence in the 20th century as anchored to a particular location and the narratives that haunt it
  • Represents a rising generation's view of civil rights history
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