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Black metropolis, a study of Negro life in a northern city, St. Clair Drake and Horace R. Cayton ; with an introduction by Richard Wright

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Black metropolis, a study of Negro life in a northern city, St. Clair Drake and Horace R. Cayton ; with an introduction by Richard Wright
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index"A list of selected books dealing with the American Negro": p. 793-796
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Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Black metropolis
Nature of contents
bibliography
Oclc number
1444853
Responsibility statement
St. Clair Drake and Horace R. Cayton ; with an introduction by Richard Wright
Sub title
a study of Negro life in a northern city
Table Of Contents
Introduction / by Richard Wright -- 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 / by W. Lloyd Warner
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