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Chocolate City : a history of race and democracy in the nation's capital / Chris Myers Asch & George Derek Musgrove

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Peabody PL - Columbia City LEASED NON-FICTION 305.8 ASCH (Text) 30403002275220 Adult - Non-Fiction Bestseller Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781469635866 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1469635860 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xii, 609 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2017]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index
Formatted Contents Note: Always a Chocolate City -- Your coming is not for trade, but to invade my people and possess my country: a native American world under siege, 1608-1790 -- Of slaving blacks and democratic whites: building a capital of slavery and freedom, 1790-1815 -- Our boastings of liberty and equality are mere mockeries: confronting contradictions in the nation's capital, 1815-1836 -- Slavery must die: the turbulent end to human bondage in Washington, 1836-1862 -- Emancipate, enfranchise, educate: freedom and the hope of interracial democracy, 1862-1869 -- Incapable of self-government: the retreat from democracy, 1869-1890 -- National show town: building a modern, prosperous, and segregated capital, 1890-1912 -- There is a new Negro to be reckoned with: segregation, war, and a new spirit of black militancy, 1912-1932 -- Washington is a giant awakened: community organizing in a booming city, 1932-1945 -- Segregation does not die gradually of itself: Jim Crow's collapse, 1945-1956 -- How long? How long?: mounting frustration within the black majority, 1956-1968 -- There's gonna be flames, there's gonna be fighting, there's gonna be rebellion!: the tumult and promise of Chocolate City, 1968-1978 -- Perfect for Washington: Marion Barry and the rise and fall of Chocolate City, 1979-1994 -- Go home rich white people: Washington becomes wealthier and whiter, 1995-2010 -- That must not be true of tomorrow: history, race, and democracy in a new moment of racial flux
Subject: African Americans > Washington (D.C.) > History
Washington (D.C.) > History
Washington (D.C.) > Race relations
Authors, American > Maine

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