Race, Crime, and American Civic Identity, a New Book delves into

In the Shadow of the Gallows: Race, Crime, and American Civic Identity (Haney Foundation Series)

What the book Reveals:

How a sense of racialized culpability shaped Americans’ understandings of personhood prior to the Civil War.

The Book is for those who want to delve into questions, legal, literary, and popular texts to address fundamental questions about race, responsibility, and American civic belonging.

The author is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Toronto.