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Land of hope : Chicago, Black southerners, and the Great Migration  Cover Image E-book E-book

Land of hope : Chicago, Black southerners, and the Great Migration

Grossman, James R. (Author).

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  • OCLC: ocn711000233
  • ISBN: 6613066168
  • ISBN: 9786613066169
  • ISBN: 9781283066167
  • ISBN: 1283066165
  • ISBN: 0226309967
  • ISBN: 9780226309965
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 384 pages) : illustrations
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  • Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1989.

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Note: Revision of the author's thesis.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-370) and index.
Contents: "All I ask is give me a chance" -- "The Negro's natural home" -- "Tell me about the place" -- "Bound for the promised land" -- "Home people" and "Old settlers" -- "Don't have to look up to the white man" -- "Eny kind of worke" -- "The white man's union" -- "What work can I get if I go through school?"
Summary: 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. - Publisher.
Note: English.
Subject: Migration, Internal -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- 1875-
African Americans -- Southern States -- Migrations -- History -- 20th century
African Americans -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century

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