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From Plantation to Ghetto

August Meier and Elliott Rudwick

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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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From Plantation to Ghetto

August Meier and Elliott Rudwick

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