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Author Nevels, Cynthia Skove, 1955-

Title Lynching to belong : claiming Whiteness through racial violence / Cynthia Skove Nevels
Edition First edition
Published College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [2007]
©2007
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 189 pages) : illustrations, map
Series Centennial series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A & M University ; no. 106
Centennial series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A & M University ; no. 106
Contents The banner county -- A White man's town -- The Italians -- The Irish -- The Bohemians and the Jews
Summary Nevels argues that five racially motivated murders of black men in Brazos County, Texas, point to an emerging social phenomenon of the time: the desire of newly arrived European immigrants to assert their place in society and the use of racial violence to achieve that end
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-181) and index
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Subject African Americans -- Crimes against -- History -- Texas -- Brazos County
European Americans -- Race identity -- Texas -- Brazos County -- History.
Immigrants -- Texas -- Brazos County -- Attitudes -- History.
Immigrants -- Texas -- Brazos County -- Social conditions.
Lynching -- Texas -- Brazos County -- History.
Racism -- Texas -- Brazos County -- History.
Violence -- Texas -- Brazos County -- History.
Whites -- Race identity -- Texas -- Brazos County -- History.
Brazos County (Tex.) -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century.
Brazos County (Tex.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007007624
ISBN 1603444580 (electronic bk.)
9781603444583