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The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America

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Lynch mobs, chain gangs, and popular views of black southern criminals that defined the Jim Crow South are well known. We know less about the role of the urban North in shaping views of race and crime in American society. Following the 1890 census, the first to measure the generation of African Americans born after slavery, crime statistics, new migration and immigration trends, and symbolic references to America as the promised land of opportunity were woven into a cautionary tale about the exceptional threat black people ...

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The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America, with a New Preface
2019, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674238145

2nd edition

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The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America
2017, Tantor Audio, Old Saybrook

ISBN-13: 9781541409699

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The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America
2011, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass

ISBN-13: 9780674062115

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The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America
2010, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780674035973

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