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Race and real estate : interracial conflict and co-existence in Harlem, 1890-1920

Author: Kevin McGruder
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Through the lens of Harlem real estate transactions from 1890 to 1920, Kevin McGruder reveals the complex interactions between whites and African Americans at a critical time of migration and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin McGruder
ISBN: 9780231169141 0231169140
OCLC Number: 1056825184
Description: x, 277 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements --
Introduction --
Black and white new yorkers --
End of the harlem welcome --
From eviction to containment : the restrictive covenant movement --
The battle for church properties --
African american youth --
Real estate and politics --
The growth of property ownership --
Conclusion --
Bibliography.
Responsibility: Kevin McGruder.

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In his autobiography, Malcolm X admitted that 'one of my biggest surprises' was that 'Harlem hadn't always been a community of Negroes.' If that surprises you too then you must read this book. Kevin Read more...

 
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