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History of the Chicago Urban League

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Mai 2001

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Arvarh Strickland is Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Missouri-Columbia. He is the author or editor of numerous books, including Selling Black History for Carter G. Woodson: A Diary, 1930-1933, by Lorenzo J. Greene (University of Missouri Press) and The African American Experience: A Historiographical and Bibliographical Guide.

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"This well-documented book is a good example of what can be done with a topic in local history. It traces the history of the Chicago branch of the Urban League from its creation in 1916-17 until 1965.... All who seek to understand why we have had racial demonstrations and riots in our cities will find enlightenment here." - The Historian "The author utilizes his sources effectively, especially the files of the local office and personal interviews, in piecing together a fascinating story of the trials and tribulations of the Chicago League.... This book makes worthwhile reading." - Journal of Negro History "[History of the Chicago Urban League] gives evidence of careful research and balanced judgment. The author presents a detailed picture of the working of the League - its programs, finances, and internal feuds - against the larger background of the social and economic conditions of Chicago's Negro population." - Journal of American History"
EAN: 9780826213471
ISBN: 0826213472
Untertitel: Empfohlen von 18 bis 22 Jahren. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF MISSOURI PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2001
Seitenanzahl: 286 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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