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The great migration north, 1910-1970  Cover Image E-book E-book

The great migration north, 1910-1970 / Laurie Lanzen Harris.

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  • OCLC: ocn764337466
  • ISBN: 0780811879 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 9780780811874 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 241 p.) : ill., maps.
  • Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc., 2011.

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Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: Ch 1. Becoming African Americans -- ch 2. The first great migration -- ch 3. The second great migration -- ch 4. The civil rights movement -- ch 5. The "return" migration -- ch 6. The legacy of the great migration.
Summary: Explains the social and economic factors that drove the African-American exodus out of the rural South to the industrial cities of the North during the first half of the twentieth century.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: African Americans > Migrations > History > 20th century.
Rural-urban migration > United States > History > 20th century.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies
Genre: Electronic books.


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