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Books Books 21 - 30 of about 48 related to Racial Oppression in the Global Metropolis: A Living Black Chicago History.   

Dreaming Suburbia: Detroit and the Production of Postwar Space and Culture

Amy Maria Kenyon - History - 2004 - 214 pages
A multifaceted cultural study of suburbanization in the United States, and Detroit in particular, during the postwar suburban boom.
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Upstream Metropolis: An Urban Biography of Omaha and Council Bluffs

Lawrence Harold Larsen - Social Science - 2007 - 315 pages
"Being a man, like being a woman, is something you have to learn," Aaron Raz Link remarks. Few would know this better than the coauthor of What Becomes You , who began life as ...
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Building the South Side: Urban Space and Civic Culture in Chicago, 1890-1919

Robin F. Bachin - History - 2004 - 434 pages
Building the South Side explores the struggle for influence that dominated the planning and development of Chicago's South Side during the Progressive Era. Robin F. Bachin ...
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Shock Cities: The Environmental Transformation and Reform of Manchester and ...

Harold L. Platt - History - 2005 - 628 pages
Shock Cities is environmental history of the highest order. This searching work is the first trans-Atlantic study to examine the industrial city in holistic terms, looking at ...
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Block by Block: Neighborhoods and Public Policy on Chicago's West Side

Amanda I. Seligman - History - 2005 - 301 pages
Looks at the effects of race on the neighborhood dynamics of Chicago's West Side from the end of World War II through the 1970s.
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The Gold Coast and the Slum: A Sociological Study of Chicago's Near North Side

Harvey Warren Zorbaugh - History - 1983 - 287 pages
"This is a book about Chicago. It is also, and for that very reason, a book about every other American city which has lived long enough and grown large enough to experience the ...
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Black Metropolis: A Study of Negro Life in a Northern City, Volume 1

St. Clair Drake, Horace R. Cayton - Biography & Autobiography - 1970 - 858 pages
Although the Black Metropolis is about Chicago, it could be about any settlements in America as the study offers a generalised analysis of migration, settlement, community ...
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Women of Conscience: Social Reform in Danville, Illinois, 1890-1930

Janet Duitsman Cornelius, Martha LaFrenz Kay - History - 2008 - 239 pages
This inspirational study of the role of women's groups in taming and reclaiming a small midwestern city documents the means by which church groups, literary study groups, and ...
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Battleground Chicago: The Police and the 1968 Democratic National Convention

Frank Kusch - History - 2008 - 206 pages
The 1968 Democratic Convention, best known for police brutality against demonstrators, has been relegated to a dark place in American historical memory. Battleground Chicago ...
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