The lynching of blacks in the United States of America - Photographs as historical memories
Affiliation: Turin University
Keywords: lynching, photographs, United States of America
Categories: Humanities, Social Sciences and Law
According to the literature, photographs of human lynching had an important role in supporting the practice and the predisposition to photographing. This act was globally common. The aim of this brief paper is to understand why photographs of blacks lynching by whites were so important in the United States of America, especially in the South.