From Plantation to Ghetto

August Meier and Elliott Rudwick

Hill and Wang

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This pioneering work in African American history begins with the earliest experiences of blacks in the United States and offers an in-depth account of slavery, post-Civil War urban life, the place of religion in African American life, political activism, and the changing occupational and economic status of blacks.

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"Done with such thoroughness and subtlety that it must stand as a classic indication of how the multidisciplinary approach can enrich historical understanding."--American Historical Review

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August Meier and Elliott Rudwick

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From Plantation to Ghetto
August Meier and Elliott Rudwick

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Hill and Wang
March 1976
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780809001224
ISBN10: 0809001225
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 406 pages, Includes Maps, Bibliography, and an Index
$30.00
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