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To Ask for an Equal Chance - African Americans in the Great Depression

English · Hardback

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Informationen zum Autor Cheryl Lynn Greenberg is the Paul E. Raether Distinguished Professor of History at Trinity College in Hartford! Connecticut. She is the author of several books! including! most recently! Troubling the Waters: Black-Jewish Relations in the American Century. Klappentext The Great Depression hit Americans hard! but none harder than African Americans and the working poor. This brief! engaging book covers the range of African Americans' experiences during the 1930s. Cheryl Lynn Greenberg explores employment issues! the New Deal's effect on African Americans! family and community changes! and how the coming of war affected the population. The book straddles the particular_with examinations of specific communities and experiences_and the general_with explorations of the broader effects of racism! discrimination! family! class! and political organizing. Inhaltsverzeichnis Chapter 1: No Strangers to Hardship: Black Life before the Crash Chapter 2: Last Hired! First Fired: Working through the Great Depression Chapter 3: Of New Deals and Raw Deals Chapter 4: "Let Us Build": Political Organizing in the Depression Era Chapter 5: Weary Blues: Black Communities and Black Culture Epilogue: "Should I Sacrifice to Live 'Half American'?" Documents Bibliographic Essay

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Authors Cheryl Lynn Greenberg
Assisted by Nina Mjagkij (Editor), Jacqueline M. Moore (Editor)
Publisher Rowman and Littlefield
Languages English
Product format Hardback
Released 28.07.2009
EAN 9780742551886
ISBN 978-0-7425-5188-6
No. of pages 200
Dimensions 159 mm x 235 mm x 19 mm
Series The African American History Series
The African American Experience Series
The African American Experience Series
African American History
African American Experience
Subjects Fiction > Gift books, albums, perpetual calendars, postcard booklets
Humanities, art, music > History > Regional and national histories
Non-fiction book > History > Miscellaneous

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