Places of their own : African American suburbanization in the twentieth century (Book, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
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Places of their own : African American suburbanization in the twentieth century

Author: Andrew Wiese
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press ; Bristol : University Presses Marketing [distributor], 2005.
Series: Historical studies of urban America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beginning a hundred years ago, this book paints an austere portrait of the conditions that early black residents found in isolated, poor suburbs. It explores how the civil rights movement emboldened  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Wiese
ISBN: 0226896250 9780226896250
OCLC Number: 970575966
Description: 422 p. : il., mapas ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Historical studies of urban America.
Responsibility: Andrew Wiese.

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"A work of exceptionally broad research, Places of Their Own does much more than simply document the presence of African Americans in suburbs. It also illustrates how black suburbanization changed Read more...

 
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