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1919, the year of racial violence [electronic resource] : how African Americans fought back /
David F. Krugler, University of Wisconsin, Platteville.
imprint
New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
description
xiv, 332 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN
9781107061798 (hardback), 9781107639614 (pbk.)
format(s)
Book
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imprint
New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
isbn
9781107061798 (hardback)
9781107639614 (pbk.)
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
World War I and the new Negro movement -- "We return fighting": the first wave of armed resistance -- Fighting a mob in uniform: armed resistance in Washington, D.C. -- Blood in the streets: armed resistance in Chicago -- Armed resistance to the courthouse mobs -- Armed resistance to economic exploitation in Arkansas, Indiana, and Louisiana -- "It is my only protection": federal and state efforts to disarm African Americans -- The fight for justice: the arrests and trials of black and white rioters -- The fight for justice: the death penalty cases -- Fighting Judge Lynch -- Conclusion: 1919's aftermath and importance in the black freedom struggle.
catalogue key
9919712
 
Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-324) and index.

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