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Introduction

Patrick Q. Mason

in The Mormon Menace: Violence and Anti-Mormonism in the Postbellum South

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740024
eISBN:
9780199894666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740024.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In May 1857, LDS apostle Parley P. Pratt, one of early Mormonism’s greatest defenders, was shot down in Arkansas by Hector McLean, the legal husband of a woman Pratt had taken as a plural wife two ... More


Introduction

Michael J. Pfeifer

in Lynching Beyond Dixie: American Mob Violence Outside the South

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037467
eISBN:
9780252094651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037467.003.0011
Subject:
History, Social History

This introductory chapter discusses how the origins of American lynching can best be understood as a national, and a transnational, process of cultural and legal formation. Diverging significantly ... More


Public Anger, Violence, and the Legacy of Decolonization in India

Nandana Dutta

in Global Lynching and Collective Violence: Volume 1: Asia, Africa, and the Middle East

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040801
eISBN:
9780252099304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040801.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In this chapter, Nandana Dutta examines the turn to collective violence, especially lynching, in postcolonial India, tracing it to “the forms of agency that emerged in the peculiar understanding of ... More


“Canadians Are Not Proficient in the Art of Lynching”: Mob Violence, Social Regulation, and National Identity

Brent M. S. Campney

in Global Lynching and Collective Violence: Volume 2: The Americas and Europe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041389
eISBN:
9780252099984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041389.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In this chapter, Nandana Dutta examines the turn to collective violence, especially lynching, in postcolonial India, tracing it to “the forms of agency that emerged in the peculiar understanding of ... More


Vigilantes, Criminal Justice, and Antebellum Cultural Conflict

Michael J. Pfeifer

in The Roots of Rough Justice: Origins of American Lynching

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036132
eISBN:
9780252093098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036132.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter traces, in the social and legal context of the southern, midwestern, and western frontiers, the lethal transition from the nondeadly collective violence (typically floggings) perpetrated ... More


Ayllu Democracy: Indigenous Law and Collective Governance as Territorial Protection

Nicole Fabricant

in Mobilizing Bolivia's Displaced: Indigenous Politics and the Struggle over Land

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807837139
eISBN:
9781469601458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837511_fabricant.8
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter analyzes the agricultural community of Pueblos Unidos, another geographical locale of Movimiento sin Tierra (MST) organizing. Pueblos Unidos is one of the areas unprotected by the state ... More


Lynching, Public Violence, and the Internet in Indonesia

Laurens Bakker

in Global Lynching and Collective Violence: Volume 1: Asia, Africa, and the Middle East

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040801
eISBN:
9780252099304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040801.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In this chapter, Laurens Bakker argues that brutal, extralegal violence against individuals or small groups considered as a threat to local society has a long and varied history in Indonesia. Its ... More


Collective Violence and Popular Justice in the Later Middle Ages

Hannah Skoda

in Global Lynching and Collective Violence: Volume 2: The Americas and Europe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041389
eISBN:
9780252099984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041389.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In this chapter, Laurens Bakker argues that brutal, extralegal violence against individuals or small groups considered as a threat to local society has a long and varied history in Indonesia. Its ... More


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