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Making Good Neighbors.

Author: Abigail Perkiss
Publisher: Cornell University Press, 2014.
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Abigail Perkiss tells the remarkable story of West Mount Airy, drawing on archival research and her oral history interviews with residents of this purposefully integrated Philadelphia...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Abigail Perkiss
ISBN: 0801452287 9780801452284 9781322523439 1322523436
OCLC Number: 899204879
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction: Civil Rights' Stepchild1. "A Home of One's Own": The Battle over Residential Space in Twentieth-Century America2. Finding Capital in Diversity: The Creation of Racially Integrated Space3. Marketing Integration: Interracial Living in the White Imagination4. Integration, Separation, and the Fight for Black Identity5. "Well-Trained Citizens and Good Neighbors": Educating an Integrated America6. Confrontations in Black and White: The Crisis of Integration7. The Choice to Live Differently: Reimagining Integration at Century's EndEpilogue: West Mount Airy and the Legacy of Integration


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"In Making Good Neighbors, Abigail Perkiss describes the creation of an interracial urban neighborhood during the civil rights, racial power, and post-civil rights eras. The basic history of West Read more...

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