Lynched Hardback

The Power of Memory in a Culture of Terror

by Angela D. Sims;


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Lynched

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Lynched chronicles the history andaftermath of lynching in America. By rooting her work in oral histories, Angela D. Sims gives voice tothe memories of African American elders who remember lynching not only as individual acts but as a culture of violence, domination, and fear. Lynched preserves memory even while it provides an analysis of the meaning of those memories.Simsexamines the relationship between lynching and the interconnected realities of race, gender, class,and other social fragmentations that ultimately shape a person's--and a community's--religiousself-understanding. Through this understanding,she explores how the narrators reconcile their personal and communalmemory of lynching with their livedChristian experience. Moreover, Simsunearths the community'struth that this is sometimes a story of words and at other times a story of silence.Revealing the bond between memory and moral formation, Simsdiscovers the courage and hope inherent in the power of recall.By tending to the words of these witnesses, Lynched exposes not only a culture of fear and violence but the practice of story and memory, as well as thenarrative ofhope within a renewed possibility for justice.

Lynched by Angela D. Sims was published by Baylor University Press in October 2016. The ISBN for Lynched is 9781602582668.

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Page last updated 19th November 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherBaylor University Press (October 2016)
Weight431g
Number of Pages200
Thickness25 mm
Height215 mm
Width139 mm
ISBN9781602582668
ISBN-101602582661
Product Code4456989
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