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Published: 26 November 2015

232 Pages | 1 black and white illustration


ISBN: 9780190232573

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Liberalizing Lynching

Building a New Racialized State

Daniel Kato

  • Presents the new theory of constitutional anarchy to explain the dynamics between the federal government and lynching
  • Challenges conventional thinking about lynching
  • Features research from newspaper articles, legal cases, and presidential correspondence over the course of almost 100 years of American history
  • Creates important new avenues for future research regarding the law, government, and racial violence