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Land of Hope : Chicago, Black Southerners and the Great Migration - James R. Grossman

Land of Hope

Chicago, Black Southerners and the Great Migration

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Published: 1st January 1989
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Grossman's rich, detailed analysis of black migration to Chicago during World War I and its aftermath brilliantly captures the cultural meaning of the movement.
"A vivid portrayal of an archetypical modernizing experience--peasants pulling up roots, moving to distant cities, and seeking to adapt to the strange new world of industrial capitalism."--George M. Fredrickson, "Times Literary Supplement"

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction
""All I Ask Is Give Me a Chance""
""The Negro's Natural Home""
""Tell Me About the Place""
""Bound for the Promised Land""
""Home People"" and ""Old Settlers""
""Don't Have to Look up to the White Man""
""Eny Kind of Worke""
""The White Man's Union""
""What Work Can I Get If I Go through School?""
Conclusion
List of Abbreviations
Notes
Selected Bibliography
Index
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780226309958
ISBN-10: 0226309959
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 400
Published: 1st January 1989
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.2  x 2.49
Weight (kg): 0.65
Edition Number: 2