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A world more concrete : real estate and the remaking of Jim Crow South Florida

Author: N D B Connolly
Publisher: Chicago ; London The University of Chicago Press 2016 © 2014
Series: Historical studies of urban America
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Many people understand urban renewal projects and the power of eminent domain as two of the most widely despised, and even racist, tools for reshaping American cities in the postwar period. Concerned  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: N D B Connolly
ISBN: 9780226115146 0226115143 9780226378428 022637842X
OCLC Number: 1011104172
Description: xiii, 389 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten ; 23 cm
Contents: Foundation --
The magic city --
Bargaining and hoping --
Construction --
Jim Crow liberalism --
Pan-America --
Knocking on the door --
A little insurance --
Renovation --
Bulldozing Jim Crow --
Suburban renewal --
Conclusion: the tragic city.
Series Title: Historical studies of urban America
Responsibility: N. D. B. Connolly.

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"A World More Concrete marks the arrival of an exciting new voice in American political and social history. Through a fascinating history of Miami, Connolly brings together politics, culture, and Read more...

 
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