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Black power in Dixie : a political history of African Americans in Atlanta

Author: Alton Hornsby
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2009.
Series: Southern dissent.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Atlanta stands out among southern cities for many reasons, not least of which is the role African Americans have played in local politics. This work offers the first comprehensive study of black politics in the city.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alton Hornsby
ISBN: 9780813032825 0813032822
OCLC Number: 1097125383
Notes: Formerly CIP.
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 307 p. :) ill.
Contents: From reconstruction to the Nadir, 1867-1908 --
The Nadir of black political influence, 1909-1932 --
The return to electoral politics, 1932-1946 --
The dawn of political influence, 1947-1961 --
The growth of political influence, 1961-1970 --
Black power triumphant, 1970-1981 --
Solidification and stratification, 1982-1990 --
Black public education in Atlanta: from segregation to segregation, 1950-1988.
Series Title: Southern dissent.
Other Titles: Project Muse UPCC books.
Responsibility: Alton Hornsby Jr. ; foreword by Stanley Harrold and Randall M. Miller.

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Atlanta stands out among southern cities for the role that African Americans have played in local politics. This work offers a study of black politics in the city. It concludes by raising questions  Read more...

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