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Homecoming : the story of African-American farmers / Charlene Gilbert and Quinn Eli.

Gilbert, Charlene. (Author). Eli, Quinn. (Added Author).

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Item details

  • ISBN: 9780807009628
  • ISBN: 0807009628
  • ISBN: 9780807009635 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0807009636 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 193 p., [31] p. of plates : ill ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, c2000.

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Bibliography, etc.:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-175) and index.
Contents:
Preface : of land and love -- Taking root : the Civil War and reconstruction -- A second slavery : the post-reconstruction south -- Strength in numbers : World War I and the peak of Black landownership -- Lines in the sand : Washington, Du Bois, and the postwar boom of the early 1920's -- The thickening shadows : Black migration to the north -- Fly away home : surviving the Great Depression -- Where the past leads : Black agricultural workers and the promise of Roosevelt's New Deal -- The price of progress : World War II and the call for southern change -- Planting seeds : the postwar boom -- The end will not trouble you : Civil Rights in the south -- Epilogue : home at last (1980-present).
Subject: Freedmen > Southern States > Economic conditions.
African American farmers > Southern States > Economic conditions.
African Americans > Land tenure > Southern States > History.
Freedmen > Southern States > Social conditions.
African American farmers > Southern States > Social conditions.
Land tenure > Southern States > History.
Geschichte.
Landwirtschaft.
Southern States > Economic conditions.
Southern States > Race relations.
Schwarze.
USA > S├╝dstaaten.
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