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Or does it explode? : Black Harlem in the Great Depression

Author: Cheryl Lynn Greenberg
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1997, ©1991.
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The establishment of Harlem as the main area of black settlement and as a poor ghetto occurred before the Depression. When the Depression came, the blacks fell still further into poverty. Racism created and perpetuated Harlem's poverty, yet segregation and discrimination also produced strong social and political networks that served not only to meet immediate needs, but to mobilise thousands to demand a better life.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Greenberg, Cheryl Lynn.
Or does it explode?.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1997, ©1991
(DLC) 96051559
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cheryl Lynn Greenberg
ISBN: 9780195115840 0195115848 9780195058680 0195058682 1423738969 9781423738961 1280529598 9781280529597 9780198022480 0198022484
OCLC Number: 191952984
Notes: Originally published: New York : Oxford University Press, 1991.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 317 pages) : illustrations, map
Responsibility: Cheryl Lynn Greenberg.

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A community study of Depression era Harlem, examining broader themes in social and racial history by looking at the issues of economics, segregation and discrimination that confronted Harlem  Read more...

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A comprehensive portrait of Harlem's suffering and struggles during these years....Marks a significant contribution to black urban history and to studies of American life during the Great Depression. Read more...

 
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