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Author Drake, St. Clair.

Title Black metropolis : a study of Negro life in a northern city / St. Clair Drake and Horace R. Cayton ; with an introduction by Richard Wright ; and a new foreword by William Julius Wilson.

Publication Info. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1993.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  305.896 D763B    Check Shelf
Edition Rev. and enl. ed.
Description lii, 858 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Note Previously published in 2 v.: Rev. and enl. ed. New York : Harcourt, Brace & World, [1970], in series: Harbinger book.
"University of Chicago Press edition"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 837-845) and index.
Contents Introduction / Richard Wright -- Introduction to the 1962 edition / Everett C. Hughes -- Author's preface to the 1962 edition -- Foreword to the 1993 edition / William Julius Wilson -- Introduction : Midwest metropolis -- Flight to freedom -- Land of promise -- The great migration -- Race riot and aftermath -- Between two wars -- Along the color-line -- Crossing the color-line -- The Black ghetto -- The job ceiling -- The shifting line of color -- Democracy and economic necessity : breaking the job ceiling -- Democracy and economic necessity : Black workers and the new unions -- Democracy and political expediency -- Bronzeville -- The power of press and pulpit -- Negro business : myth and fact -- Business under a cloud -- The measure of the man -- Style of living, upper class -- Lower class : sex and family -- The world of the lower class -- The middle-class way of life -- Advancing the race -- Of things to come -- A methodological note / W. Lloyd Warner -- Bronzeville 1961 -- Black metropolis 1961 -- Postscript 1969 -- A list of selected books dealing with the American Negro.
Subject African Americans -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Social conditions.
African Americans -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Economic conditions.
African Americans -- Economic conditions. (OCoLC)fst00799599
African Americans -- Social conditions. (OCoLC)fst00799698
Economic history. (OCoLC)fst00901974
Social history. (OCoLC)fst01122498
Noirs américains -- Conditions sociales.
Noirs américains -- Conditions économiques.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Social conditions.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Economic conditions.
Illinois -- Chicago. (OCoLC)fst01204048
Chicago (Ill.)
Chicago (Ill.) -- Relations interethniques.
Indexed Term Geschichte 1890-1944
Added Author Cayton, Horace R. (Horace Roscoe), 1903-1970.
ISBN 0226162346 (paperback alkaline paper)
9780226162348 (paperback alkaline paper)
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