A Lynching in the Heartland
Race and Memory in America
Praise For A Lynching in the Heartland: Race and Memory in America…
"...documents in superb detail the tragic 1930 lynching of Abe Smith and Tom Shipp and its lasting impact..."--Crystal Feimster, Journal of Southern History
"...an impressively thorough and thoughtful account of the Marion lynching and its long municipal aftermath."-- David J. Garrow, Los Angeles Times
"As passionate as it is disturbing, Madison’s book is a dire reminder of the horrors the American heartland held for the dispossessed.”—" --Publishers Weekly
"A piercing, provocative account of a famous lynching that will forever alter the way you see race, memory, and justice in America.”—" --Essence Magazine
Through creative and meticulous research, this books reveals the complex roots and lasting significance of what happened...
-American Historical Review
Palgrave MacMillan, 9781403961211, 222pp.
Publication Date: January 31, 2003