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The southern diaspora : how the great migrations of Black and White Southerners transformed America  Cover Image E-book E-book

The southern diaspora : how the great migrations of Black and White Southerners transformed America

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  • OCLC: ocm70273090
  • ISBN: 9780807829837
  • ISBN: 0807829838
  • ISBN: 9780807876855
  • ISBN: 0807876852
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 446 pages) : illustrations, maps
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  • Published: Chapel Hill :University of North Carolina Press,[2005].
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2005].

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Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 359-426) and index.
Contents: A century of migration -- Migration stories -- Success and failure -- The Black metropolis -- Uptown and beyond -- Gospel highways -- Leveraging civil rights -- Re-figuring conservatism -- Great migrations.
Summary: Weaving together the histories of black and white migrants, this book traces their paths and experiences, and demonstrates how this diaspora reshaped America by "southernizing" communities and transforming cultural and political institutions. It also shows how both black and white southerners used their new surroundings to become agents of change.
Note: English.
Subject: Migration, Internal -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century
Migration, Internal -- United States -- History -- 20th century
African Americans -- Migrations -- History -- 20th century
United States -- Population -- History -- 20th century

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