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Books Books 41 - 49 of about 49 related to Racial Oppression in the Global Metropolis: A Living Black Chicago History.   

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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The Poorhouse: Subsidized Housing in Chicago

Devereux Bowly - History - 2012 - 290 pages
Chicago seems an ideal environment for public housing because of the city’s relatively young age among major cities and well-deserved reputation for technology, innovation, and ...
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Becoming the Second City: Chicago's Mass News Media, 1833-1898

Richard Junger - History - 2010 - 235 pages
Becoming the Second Cityexamines the development of Chicago's press and analyzes coverage of key events in its history to call attention to the media's impact in shaping the ...
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Detroit City Is the Place to Be: The Afterlife of an American Metropolis

Mark Binelli - Social Science - 2012 - 336 pages
Once America's capitalist dream town, Detroit is our country's greatest urban failure, having fallen the longest and the farthest. But the city's worst crisis yet (and that's ...
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Urban Disorder and the Shape of Belief: The Great Chicago Fire, the ...

Carl Smith - History - 2007 - 395 pages
The Great Chicago Fire of 1871, the Haymarket bombing of 1886, and the making and unmaking of the model town of Pullman—these remarkable events in what many considered the ...
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A Grounded Identidad: Making New Lives in Chicago's Puerto Rican Neighborhoods

Merida M. Rua - Social Science - 2012 - 256 pages
Chicago is home to the third-largest concentration of Puerto Ricans in the United States, but scholarship on the city rarely accounts for their presence. This book is part of ...
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The Rise of the Chicago Police Department: Class and Conflict, 1850-1894

Sam Mitrani - History - 2013 - 288 pages
In this book, Sam Mitrani cogently examines the making of the police department in Chicago, which by the late 1800s had grown into the most violent, turbulent city in America ...
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Friends Disappear: The Battle for Racial Equality in Evanston

Mary Barr - History - 2014 - 304 pages
Mary Barr thinks a lot about the old photograph hanging on her refrigerator door. In it, she and a dozen or so of her friends from the Chicago suburb of Evanston sit on a porch ...
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