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In Search of the Promised Land: Essays in Black Urban History (National University Publications : Interdisciplinary Urban Studies)

T. Kornweib

In Search of the Promised Land: Essays in Black Urban History (National University Publications : Interdisciplinary Urban Studies)

by T. Kornweib

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Published by Associated Faculty Pr Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans,
  • Social conditions,
  • Blacks In The U.S.,
  • Economic conditions,
  • History,
  • History: American

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsTheodore Kornweibel (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7928402M
    ISBN 10080469267X
    ISBN 109780804692670

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This Great Migration led to the rapid growth of black urban communities in cities like New York, Chicago, St. Louis, and Detroit. While relatively small groups of southern African Americans migrated after Reconstruction to border states such as Kansas and into the Appalachians, it was not until the imposition of Jim Crow segregation and.

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