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North of the Color Line: Migration and Black Resistance in Canada, 1870-1955 (John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture)

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Synopsis:
North of the Color Line examines life in Canada for the estimated 5,000 blacks, both African Americans and West Indians, who immigrated to Canada after the end of Reconstruction in the United States. Through the experiences of black railway workers and their union, the Order of Sleeping Car Porters, Sarah-Jane Mathieu connects social, political, labor, immigration, and black diaspora history during the Jim Crow era. Mathieu historicizes Canada's racial history, and explores how black migrants brought their own sensibilities about race to Canada, participating in and changing political discourse there.

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Sarah-Jane Mathieu is assistant professor of history at the University of Minnesota.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807871669
Author:
Mathieu, Sarah-jane
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
Author:
Mathieu, Sarah-Jane
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General
Subject:
Discrimination & Racism
Subject:
African American Studies
Subject:
migration; Canada; West Indians; African Americans; racial discrimination; race; black migrants; Southern African Americans; railroads; racialized paranoia; Jim Crow south; Reconstruction; African Canadians; segregation; resistance; black railroaders;
Subject:
migration; Canada; West Indians; African Americans; racial discrimination; race; black migrants; Southern African Americans; railroads; racialized paranoia; Jim Crow south; Reconstruction; African Canadians; segregation; resistance; black railroaders;
Subject:
migration; Canada; West Indians; African Americans; racial discrimination; race; black migrants; Southern African Americans; railroads; racialized paranoia; Jim Crow south; Reconstruction; African Canadians; segregation; resistance; black railroaders;
Subject:
migration; Canada; West Indians; African Americans; racial discrimination; race; black migrants; Southern African Americans; railroads; racialized paranoia; Jim Crow south; Reconstruction; African Canadians; segregation; resistance; black railroaders;
Subject:
migration; Canada; West Indians; African Americans; racial discrimination; race; black migrants; Southern African Americans; railroads; racialized paranoia; Jim Crow south; Reconstruction; African Canadians; segregation; resistance; black railroaders;
Subject:
migration; Canada; West Indians; African Americans; racial discrimination; race; black migrants; Southern African Americans; railroads; racialized paranoia; Jim Crow south; Reconstruction; African Canadians; segregation; resistance; black railroaders;
Subject:
migration; Canada; West Indians; African Americans; racial discrimination; race; black migrants; Southern African Americans; railroads; racialized paranoia; Jim Crow south; Reconstruction; African Canadians; segregation; resistance; black railroaders;
Subject:
migration; Canada; West Indians; African Americans; racial discrimination; race; black migrants; Southern African Americans; railroads; racialized paranoia; Jim Crow south; Reconstruction; African Canadians; segregation; resistance; black railroaders;
Subject:
migration; Canada; West Indians; African Americans; racial discrimination; race; black migrants; Southern African Americans; railroads; racialized paranoia; Jim Crow south; Reconstruction; African Canadians; segregation; resistance; black railroaders;
Subject:
migration; Canada; West Indians; African Americans; racial discrimination; race; black migrants; Southern African Americans; railroads; racialized paranoia; Jim Crow south; Reconstruction; African Canadians; segregation; resistance; black railroaders;
Subject:
Migration
Subject:
Canada
Subject:
West Indians
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Racial discrimination
Subject:
Race
Subject:
black migrants
Subject:
Southern African Americans
Subject:
Railroads
Subject:
racialized paranoia
Subject:
Jim Crow South
Subject:
Reconstruction
Subject:
African Canadians
Subject:
Segregation
Subject:
Resistance.
Subject:
black railroaders
Subject:
African American Studies-Black Heritage
Subject:
World History-Canada
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Cu
Publication Date:
20101131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
25 illus., 2 maps
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.125 in

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » African American Studies » General
History and Social Science » Ethnic Studies » Racism and Ethnic Conflict
History and Social Science » World History » Canada
History and Social Science » World History » General

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Product details 320 pages University of North Carolina Press - English 9780807871669 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , North of the Color Line examines life in Canada for the estimated 5,000 blacks, both African Americans and West Indians, who immigrated to Canada after the end of Reconstruction in the United States. Through the experiences of black railway workers and their union, the Order of Sleeping Car Porters, Sarah-Jane Mathieu connects social, political, labor, immigration, and black diaspora history during the Jim Crow era. Mathieu historicizes Canada's racial history, and explores how black migrants brought their own sensibilities about race to Canada, participating in and changing political discourse there.
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