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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:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alton Hornsby
ISBN: 9780813032825 0813032822
OCLC Number: 762577404
Description: 1 vol. (XVII-307 p.) : ill. ; 25 cm.
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 --
Epilogue --
Appendix : African American influentials in Atlanta, 1950-1990
Series Title: Southern dissent
Responsibility: Alton Hornsby.
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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/1047864390#Topic\/politics_and_government<\/a>> # Politics and government<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Politics and government<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/1047864390#Topic\/race_relations<\/a>> # Race relations<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Race relations<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/91769586<\/a>> # Alton Hornsby<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Hornsby<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Alton<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Alton Hornsby<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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