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The death of an American Jewish community : a tragedy of good intentions

Author: Hillel Levine; Lawrence Harmon
Publisher: New York : Free Press ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, ©1992.
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In 1967 members of the Boston establishment decided to try and promote the interests of Boston's blacks by making a mortgage fund available to blacks who wanted to build or buy houses. However, these  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Levine, Hillel.
Death of an American Jewish community.
New York : Free Press ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, ©1992
(OCoLC)551459300
Online version:
Levine, Hillel.
Death of an American Jewish community.
New York : Free Press ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, ©1992
(OCoLC)606110134
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hillel Levine; Lawrence Harmon
ISBN: 0029138655 9780029138656
OCLC Number: 24212930
Description: xiii, 370 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Blue Hill Avenue: the glory years --
Movers and shakers: the early exodus to the suburbs, 1951-1954 --
Wheeling and dealing: the politics of urban renewal, 1955-1965 --
Carrying the message: ethnic conflict and urban renewal in the mid-60s --
The gift: black-Jewish exchanges, 1968 --
On the line: liberals confront the boundaries of moral concern, 1968 --
"Acceptable before thee": slumlords and rabbis, 1968 --
Blockbusting Mattapan: bankers and brokers --
"Lead the Jewish racists out of Mattapan": the agony of a reluctant hero, 1969 --
The "dirty little secret": class conflict, 1969-1970 --
The hearings: Congress plows the "mysterious world of finance," 1971 --
In search of new centers--the 1970s --
Conclusion: A tragedy of good intentions.
Responsibility: Hillel Levine, Lawrence Harmon.

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