Behind the Backlash: White Working-class Politics in Baltimore, 1940-1980
In this nuanced look at white working-class life and politics in twentieth-century America, Kenneth Durr takes readers into the neighborhoods, workplaces, and community institutions of blue-collar Baltimore in the decades after World War II.
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A fascinating history on an understudied city.
Review: Behind the Backlash: White Working-Class Politics in Baltimore, 1940-1980User Review - Tara - Goodreads
Unless it's required reading, as it was for me, I would avoid this book at all costs. It is a prime example of how to write an over-generalized, extremely biased case study in urban history. Read full review