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Building the black metropolis : African American entrepreneurship in Chicago

Author: Robert E Weems; Jason Chambers
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2018.
Series: New Black studies series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Building the Black Metropolis' examines the entrepreneurial experiences of and contributions by African American entrepreneurs in Chicago. Through a careful examination of black business activity in areas such as finance, media, and the underground economy known as 'policy', this work illuminates the manner in which blacks in Chicago built a network of competing and cooperative enterprises and a culture of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert E Weems; Jason Chambers
ISBN: 9780252050022 0252050029
OCLC Number: 1038176287
Notes: Previously issued in print: 2017.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource
Series Title: New Black studies series.
Responsibility: Robert E. Weems Jr. and Jason P. Chambers.

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'Building the Black Metropolis' examines the entrepreneurial experiences of and contributions by African American entrepreneurs in Chicago. Through a careful examination of black business activity in areas such as finance, media, and the underground economy known as 'policy', this work illuminates the manner in which blacks in Chicago built a network of competing and cooperative enterprises and a culture of entrepreneurship unique to the city.

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