Black in place : the spatial aesthetics of race in a post-Chocolate City (Book, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
Black in place : the spatial aesthetics of race in a post-Chocolate City Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Black in place : the spatial aesthetics of race in a post-Chocolate City

Author: Brandi Thompson Summers
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"While Washington, D.C. is still often referred to as 'Chocolate City, ' it has undergone significant demographic, political, and architectural change in the last decade. No place represents this shift better than H Street, one of the neighborhoods devastated by the April 1968 riots after Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination. Over the last decade and a half, the H Street corridor has changed from a historically  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Summers, Brandi Thompson.
Black in place.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2019]
(OCoLC)1118692105
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brandi Thompson Summers
ISBN: 9781469654003 1469654008 9781469654010 1469654016
OCLC Number: 1089883564
Description: xxi, 232 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: Capitol reinvestment : riot, renewal, and the rise of the black ghetto --
Washington's "Atlas District" and the new regime of diversity --
The changing face of a black space : cultural tourism and the spatialization of nostalgia --
Consuming culture : authenticity, cuisine, and H Street's quality-of-life aesthetics --
The corner : spatial aesthetics and black bodies in place.
Responsibility: Brandi Thompson Summers.

Abstract:

Washington, D.C. has undergone significant demographic, political, and economic change in the last decade. In D.C., no place represents this shift better than the H Street corridor. Brandi Thompson  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.