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Selling the race : culture, community, and Black Chicago, 1940-1955

Author: Adam Green
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009, ©2007.
Series: Historical studies of urban America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Adam Green tells the story of how black Chicagoans were at the center of a national movement in the 1940s and 50s, a time when African Americans across the country first started to see themselves as part of a single culture.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Green
ISBN: 9780226306407 0226306402
OCLC Number: 262429495
Description: xiv, 306 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm.
Contents: In search of African-American modernity : an introduction --
Imagining the future --
Making the music --
The ends of clientage --
Selling the race --
A moment of simultaneity --
Conclusion : an African-American dilemma.
Series Title: Historical studies of urban America.
Other Titles: Culture, community, and Black Chicago, 1940-1955
Responsibility: Adam Green.

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<http:\/\/dewey.info\/class\/305.896073077311\/e22\/<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/866538261#Agent\/university_of_chicago_press<\/a>> # University of Chicago Press<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a bgn:Agent<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"University of Chicago Press<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/866538261#Event\/1900_1999<\/a>> # 1900-1999<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Event<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"1900-1999<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/866538261#Place\/chicago_ill<\/a>> # Chicago (Ill.)<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Chicago (Ill.)<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/866538261#Series\/historical_studies_of_urban_america<\/a>> # Historical studies of urban America.<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a bgn:PublicationSeries<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:hasPart<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/262429495<\/a>> ; # Selling the race : culture, community, and Black Chicago, 1940-1955<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Historical studies of urban America.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Historical studies of urban America<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/866538261#Topic\/african_american_arts_illinois_chicago_history_20th_century<\/a>> # African American arts--Illinois--Chicago--History--20th century<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:hasPart<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh85001795<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"African American arts--Illinois--Chicago--History--20th century<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/866538261#Topic\/african_americans_illinois_chicago_intellectual_life_20th_century<\/a>> # African Americans--Illinois--Chicago--Intellectual life--20th century<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:hasPart<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh85001932<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"African Americans--Illinois--Chicago--Intellectual life--20th century<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/866538261#Topic\/african_americans_illinois_chicago_social_life_and_customs_20th_century<\/a>> # African Americans--Illinois--Chicago--Social life and customs--20th century<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:hasPart<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh85001932<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"African Americans--Illinois--Chicago--Social life and customs--20th century<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/866538261#Topic\/african_americans_race_identity_illinois_chicago<\/a>> # African Americans--Race identity--Illinois--Chicago<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:hasPart<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh85001973<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"African Americans--Race identity--Illinois--Chicago<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/866538261#Topic\/city_and_town_life_illinois_chicago_history_20th_century<\/a>> # City and town life--Illinois--Chicago--History--20th century<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:hasPart<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh85026255<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"City and town life--Illinois--Chicago--History--20th century<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/866538261#Topic\/community_life_illinois_chicago_history_20th_century<\/a>> # Community life--Illinois--Chicago--History--20th century<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:hasPart<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh85029243<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Community life--Illinois--Chicago--History--20th century<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/866538261#Topic\/cultural_awareness_illinois_chicago_history_20th_century<\/a>> # Cultural awareness--Illinois--Chicago--History--20th century<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:hasPart<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh2002005108<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Cultural awareness--Illinois--Chicago--History--20th century<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/ilu<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0dcterms:identifier<\/a> \"ilu<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1007815<\/a>> # Manners and customs<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Manners and customs<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1086509<\/a>> # Race relations<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Race relations<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1204048<\/a>> # Illinois--Chicago.<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Illinois--Chicago.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/799021<\/a>> # African American arts<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"African American arts<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/799627<\/a>> # African Americans--Intellectual life<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"African Americans--Intellectual life<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/799666<\/a>> # African Americans--Race identity<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"African Americans--Race identity<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/799703<\/a>> # African Americans--Social life and customs<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"African Americans--Social life and customs<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/862081<\/a>> # City and town life<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"City and town life<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/871028<\/a>> # Community life<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Community life<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/885001<\/a>> # Cultural awareness<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Cultural awareness<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/975769<\/a>> # Intellectual life<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Intellectual life<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/45477873<\/a>> # Adam Green<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:birthDate<\/a> \"1963<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:familyName<\/a> \"Green<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:givenName<\/a> \"Adam<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Adam Green<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
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