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Harlem - The Making of a Ghetto Negro New York, 1890-1930

ISBN-10: 1566631041

ISBN-13: 9781566631044

Edition: 2nd 1996

Authors: Gilbert Osofsky

List price: $18.95
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Description:

For social history, no book has surpassed Mr. Osofsky's account of how a pleasant, pastoral upper-middle-class suburb of Manhattan turned into an appalling black slum within forty years.
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Ivan R. Dee Publisher
Publication date: 2/1/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 300
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.902
Language: English

Preface
Preface to Second Edition
"No Crystal Stair": Negro New York, the 1890's
"Come Out from Among Them": Negro Migration and Settlement, 1890-1914
Alienation: New York and the Negro
Urban Progressives: Negro and White
A Genteel Community: Harlem, 1890
The Other Harlem: Roots of Instability
Race Enterprise: The Afro-American Realty Company
A Neighborhood Transformed
Harlem Tragedy: An Emerging Slum
"Harlem Must Be Saved": The Perpetual Frontier
A Taste of Honey: Ward Politics
Epilogue: Symbols of the Jazz Age - The New Negro and Harlem Discovered
Retrospect: The Enduring Ghetto
Bibliographical Essay
Notes
Index