Places of their own : African American suburbanization in the twentieth century
- OCLC: ocn712592768
- ISBN: 0226896269
- ISBN: 9780226896267
1 online resource (xi, 411 pages) : illustrations, maps
- Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2004.
|Bibliography:|| Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-373) and index.
|Contents:|| The outskirts of town : the geography of Black suburbanization before 1940 -- "Who set you flowin'?" : the great migration, race, and work in the suburbs -- Places of their own : an African American suburban dream -- "Forbidden neighbors" : white racism and Black suburbanites, 1940-1960 -- Driving a wedge of opportunity : Black suburbanization in the north and west, 1940-1960 -- "The house I live in" : race, class, and suburban dreams in the postwar period -- Separate suburbanization in the south, 1940-1960 -- Something old, something new : suburbanization in the civil rights era, 1960-1980 -- The next great migration : African American suburbanization in the 1980s and 1990s.
|Summary:|| "Tracing the contours of black migration to the suburbs over the course of the whole last century and across the entire United States, Places of Their Own will be a foundational book for anyone interested in the African American experience or the role of race and class in the making of America's suburbs."--Jacket.
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