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The land was ours : African American beaches from Jim Crow to the Sunbelt South

Author: Andrew W Kahrl
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A century ago a surprising amount of southern beachfront property was owned and populated by African Americans. In a path-breaking combination of social and environmental history, Kahrl shows how the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kahrl, Andrew W., 1978-
Land was ours.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2012
(DLC) 2011029761
(OCoLC)743432403
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew W Kahrl
ISBN: 9780674069459 0674069455 9780674065239 0674065239
OCLC Number: 794004237
Description: 1 online resource (346 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Introduction : "Bring back my yesterday" --
Corporate ventures --
A sanctuary by the sea --
Building Black privatopias --
Surviving the summer --
Family ties --
Spinning sand into gold --
The price we pay for progress --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Andrew W. Kahrl.

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This account of African-American beaches will keep you turning the pages until it is done. -- Janice Hayes-Williams Capital Gazette 20120731

 
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