Lynching, Memory and Memorials

Jerzy Sobieraj

Abstract

This article touches upon three important topics—lynching, memory, and memorialization—looked at from the perspective of the twenty-first century. As far as lynching is concerned, it focuses on a significant growth of interest in this painful historical, social, and political issue. In the context of lynching it discusses memory and the process of memorialization, sometimes seen as a relatively new trend, and the creation of memorial sites, such as the American lynching memorials in Duluth, Minnesota and Montgomery, Alabama
Author Jerzy Sobieraj (Wydział Nauk Humanistycznych i Społecznych w Warszawie)
Jerzy Sobieraj,,
- Wydział Nauk Humanistycznych i Społecznych w Warszawie
Journal seriesPolish Journal for American Studies, [Polish Journal for American Studies], ISSN 1733-9154, e-ISSN 2544-8781, (N/A 40 pkt)
Issue year2019
Vol13
Pages13-25
Publication size in sheets0.6
Keywords in English lynching in America, memory, collective memory, memorialization, lynching memorials
DOIDOI:10.7311/PJAS.13/1/2019.02
Languageen angielski
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Score (nominal)40
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