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Land of Hope: Chicago, Black Southerners, and the Great Migration

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Publisher Comments:

Grossman's rich, detailed analysis of black migration to Chicago during World War I and its aftermath brilliantly captures the cultural meaning of the movement.

"A vivid portrayal of an archetypical modernizing experiencepeasants pulling up roots, moving to distant cities, and seeking to adapt to the strange new world of industrial capitalism."George M. Fredrickson, Times Literary Supplement

Synopsis:

Grossmanand#8217;s rich, detailed analysis of black migration to Chicago during World War I and its aftermath brilliantly captures the cultural meaning of the movement.

About the Author

James R. Grossman is Executive Director of the American Historical Association and Associate Faculty in the Department of History at the University of Chicago.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Part 1

1. "All I Ask Is Give Me a Chance"

2. "The Negro's Natural Home"

3. "Tell Me About the Place"

4. "Bound for the Promised Land"

Part 2

5. "Home People" and "Old Settlers"

6. "Don't Have to Look up to the White Man"

7. "Eny Kind of Worke"

8. "The White Man's Union"

9. "What Work Can I Get If I Go through School?"

Conclusion

Appendix A

Appendix B

List of Abbreviations

Notes

Selected Bibliography

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780226309958
Author:
Grossman, James R
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Author:
Grossman, James R.
Subject:
History
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
United States - State & Local
Subject:
African American Studies
Subject:
Chicago (Ill.)
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
Migration, Internal -- United States.
Subject:
African Americans--Social conditions
Subject:
Americana-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
1
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
17 halftones, 6 maps
Pages:
398
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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