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The promised land : the great Black migration and how it changed America

Author: Nicholas Lemann
Publisher: New York : A.A. Knopf, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Provides identity to those who have been participants in Afro-American diaspora, and examines the issues of urban disintegration and rural poverty.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lemann, Nicholas.
Promised land.
New York : A.A. Knopf, 1991
(OCoLC)609137986
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Lemann
ISBN: 0394560043 9780394560045 0333575938 9780333575932 0333565843 9780333565841 0679733477 9780679733478
OCLC Number: 22240548
Awards: Winner of Helen Bernstein Book Award 1991
Description: 410 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Clarksdale --
Chicago --
Washington --
Chicago --
Clarksdale --
Afterword.
Responsibility: Nicholas Lemann.
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A history of the black migration in America, a 20th century phenomenon which affected the texture of life everywhere and altered politics on every level, from the point of view of those who made it.  Read more...

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