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Historically black : imagining community in a black historic district

Author: Mieka Brand Polanco
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Historically Black, Mieka Brand Polanco examines the concept of community in the United States: how communities are experienced and understood, the complex relationship between human beings and their social and physical landscapes-and how the term ""community"" is sometimes conjured to feign a cohesiveness that may not actually exist. Drawing on ethnographic and historical materials from Union, Virginia,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Polanco, Mieka Brand.
Historically black
(OCoLC)863200843
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mieka Brand Polanco
ISBN: 9780814724743 0814724744
OCLC Number: 879857706
Description: 1 online resource
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Acknowledgments --
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2. Gating Union: The Politics of "Protecting" Community --
3. Thick Histories: Producing Community through Historical Narratives --
4. "Not to Scale": Cartographic Productions of Community --
Conclusion: Unfolding Communities: Union Road as a "Uniter of People"? --
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Examines the concept of community in the United States: how communities are experienced and understood, the complex relationship between human beings and their social and physical landscapes - and  Read more...

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