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A haven and a hell : the ghetto in black America

Author: Lance Freeman
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [2019]
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Lance Freeman traces the evolving role of predominantly black neighborhoods in northern cities from the late nineteenth century through the present day. He reveals the forces that caused the ghetto's role as haven or hell to wax and wane.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Freeman, Lance.
Haven and a hell.
New York : Columbia University Press, [2019]
(DLC) 2018027639
(OCoLC)1035444344
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lance Freeman
ISBN: 9780231545570 0231545576 9780231184601 0231184603
OCLC Number: 1051778514
Description: 1 online resource (318 pages)
Contents: The embryonic ghetto --
The age of the black enclave --
The federally sanctioned ghetto --
World War II and the aftermath : the ghetto diverges --
The ghetto erupts : the 1960s --
The last decades of the twentieth century --
The ghetto in the twenty-first century --
Conclusion: how to have a haven but no hell in the twenty-first century --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Lance Freeman.
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