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L.A. city limits : African American Los Angeles from the Great Depression to the present

Author: Josh Sides
Publisher: Berkeley : Univ. of California Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1964, an Urban League survey ranked Los Angeles as the most desirable city for African Americans to live in. In 1965, the city burst into flames during one of the worst race riots in the nation's  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Josh Sides
ISBN: 0520248309 9780520248304
OCLC Number: 255798795
Notes: First paperback printing.
Orig. publ. 2003.
Description: XIV, 288 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten
Contents: List of Illustrations Acknowledgments Introduction 1. African American Los Angeles Before World War II 2. The Great Migration and the Changing Face of Los Angeles 3. The Window of Opportunity: Black Work in Industrial Los Angeles, 1941--1964 4. Race and Housing in Postwar Los Angeles 5. Making the Modern Civil Rights Movement in Los Angeles 6. Black Community Transformation in the 1960s and 1970s Epilogue Notes Bibliography List of Captions Index
Other Titles: LA city limits
Los Angeles city limits
Responsibility: Josh Sides.
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