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Places of their own : African American suburbanization in the twentieth century

Author: Andrew Wiese
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press, 2005, ©2004.
Series: Historical studies of urban America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beginning a hundred years ago, this book paints an austere portrait of the conditions that early black residents found in isolated, poor suburbs. It explores how the civil rights movement emboldened  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Wiese
ISBN: 9780226896250 0226896250
OCLC Number: 472212202
Description: xi, 411 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: The outskirts of town : the geography of Black suburbanization before 1940 --
"Who set you flowin'?" : the great migration, race, and work in the suburbs --
Places of their own : an African American suburban dream --
"Forbidden neighbors" : white racism and Black suburbanites, 1940-1960 --
Driving a wedge of opportunity : Black suburbanization in the north and west, 1940-1960 --
"The house I live in" : race, class, and suburban dreams in the postwar period --
Separate suburbanization in the south, 1940-1960 --
Something old, something new : suburbanization in the civil rights era, 1960-1980 --
The next great migration : African American suburbanization in the 1980s and 1990s.
Series Title: Historical studies of urban America.
Responsibility: Andrew Wiese.
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