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Books Books 41 - 50 of about 50 related to Racial Oppression in the Global Metropolis: A Living Black Chicago History.   

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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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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The Poorhouse: Subsidized Housing in Chicago

Devereux Bowly - History - 2012 - 320 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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Detroit: An American Autopsy

Charlie LeDuff - Biography & Autobiography - 2013 - 304 pages
An explosive exposť of America’s lost prosperity—from Pulitzer Prize≠–winning journalist Charlie LeDuff Back in his broken hometown, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Charlie ...
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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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