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Books Books 31 - 40 of about 48 related to Racial Oppression in the Global Metropolis: A Living Black Chicago History.   

In Lincoln's Shadow: The 1908 Race Riot in Springfield, Illinois

Roberta Senechal de la Roche - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 231 pages
This detailed case study of the 1908 race riot in Springfield, Illinois, which began only a few blocks from Abraham Lincoln’s family home, explores the social origins of ...
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Environmental Inequalities: Class, Race, and Industrial Pollution in Gary ...

Andrew Hurley - Political Science - 2009 - 266 pages
By examining environmental change through the lens of conflicting social agendas, Andrew Hurley uncovers the historical roots of environmental inequality in contemporary urban ...
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Region: Planning the Future of the Twin Cities

Myron Orfield, Thomas F. Luce - Political Science - 2010 - 354 pages
"Published in cooperation with the Institute on Race and Poverty at the University of Minnesota."
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Beyond Preservation: Using Public History to Revitalize Inner Cities

Andrew Hurley - Business & Economics - 2010 - 248 pages
A framework for stabilizing and strengthening inner-city neighborhoods through the public interpretation of historic landscapes.
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The City, the River, the Bridge: Before and After the Minneapolis Bridge ...

Patrick Nunnally - History - 2011 - 183 pages
Exploring the university's role in understanding how disasters impact communities.
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Activists in City Hall: The Progressive Response to the Reagan Era in Boston ...

Pierre Clavel - History - 2010 - 232 pages
"This energetic and accessible account of progressive successes and failures in a range of American cities in the 1970s and 1980s, including the author's in-depth original ...
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Summer of Shadows: A Murder, A Pennant Race, and the Twilight of the Best ...

Jonathan Knight - Sports & Recreation - 2010 - 472 pages
Summer of Shadows is an intertwining narrative that tells the story of the 1954 Cleveland Indians (which would etch itself in history as one of the greatest baseball teams in ...
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Irish in Minnesota

Ann Regan - History - 2009 - 89 pages
As farmers and laborers, policemen and politicians, maids and seamstresses, Irish immigrants' hard work helped to build the state. Author Ann Regan examines their history and ...
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Detroit: A Biography

Scott Martelle - History - 2012 - 288 pages
Explains the history of Detroit from its beginnings as a French outpost, to its status as a major industrial city in the mid-20th century, to its recent economic collapse.
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City of Scoundrels: The 12 Days of Disaster That Gave Birth to Modern Chicago

Gary Krist - History - 2012 - 384 pages
The masterfully told story of twelve volatile days in the life of Chicago, when an aviation disaster, a race riot, a crippling transit strike, and a sensational child murder ...
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