Land of Hope Chicago, Black Southerners, and the Great Migration

ISBN-10: 0226309959
ISBN-13: 9780226309958
Edition: 1989
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Description: 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."A vivid portrayal of an archetypical modernizing experience—peasants pulling up roots,  More...

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Book details

List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 1989
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 2/12/1991
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 398
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

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."A vivid portrayal of an archetypical modernizing experience—peasants pulling up roots, moving to distant cities, and seeking to adapt to the strange new world of industrial capitalism."—George M. Fredrickson, Times Literary Supplement

James R. Grossman is Executive Director of the American Historical Association and Associate Faculty in the Department of History at the University of Chicago.

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction
""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?""
Conclusion
List of Abbreviations
Notes
Selected Bibliography
Index

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