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The shifting grounds of race : black and Japanese Americans in the making of multiethnic Los Angeles

Author: Scott Kurashige
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2008.
Series: Politics and society in twentieth-century America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Scott Kurashige highlights the role African Americans and Japanese Americans played in the social and political struggles that remade 20th century Los Angeles.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Kurashige
ISBN: 9780691126395 0691126399 9780691146188 0691146187
OCLC Number: 173499120
Awards: Winner of American Historical Association Albert J. Beveridge Award 2008.
Description: 346 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Constructing the segregated city --
Home improvement --
Racial progress and class formation --
In the shadow of war --
Japanese American Internment --
The Negro victory movement --
Bronzeville and Little Tokyo --
Toward a model minority --
Black containment --
The fight for housing integration --
From integration to multiculturalism.
Series Title: Politics and society in twentieth-century America.
Other Titles: Black and Japanese Americans in the making of multiethnic Los Angeles
Making of multiethnic Los Angeles
Responsibility: Scott Kurashige.
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Los Angeles has attracted intense attention as a 'world city' characterized by multiculturalism and globalization. This work highlights the role African Americans and Japanese Americans played in the  Read more...

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