Lynching in Colorado, 1859-1919 Stephen J. Leonard

ISBN: 9780870816802

Published: November 5th 2002

Hardcover

232 pages


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Lynching in Colorado, 1859-1919  by  Stephen J. Leonard

Lynching in Colorado, 1859-1919 by Stephen J. Leonard
November 5th 2002 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 232 pages | ISBN: 9780870816802 | 8.35 Mb

In this examination of more than 175 lynchings, Stephen J. Leonard illustrates the role economics, migration, race, and gender played in the shaping of justice and injustice in Colorado. One of the first comprehensive studies of the phenomenon in aMoreIn this examination of more than 175 lynchings, Stephen J. Leonard illustrates the role economics, migration, race, and gender played in the shaping of justice and injustice in Colorado. One of the first comprehensive studies of the phenomenon in a Western state, Lynching in Colorado provides an essential complement to recent studies of Southern lynchings, demonstrating that at times the land of purple mountains majesty was just as lynching-prone as was the land of Dixie.

Written for general fans of Western history as well as scholars of American culture, Lynching in Colorado shows Westerners at their worst and their best as they struggled to define law and order.



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