Black citymakers : how the Philadelphia Negro changed urban America

Hunter, Marcus Anthony

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  • Creator Marcus Anthony Hunter
  • Format Books
  • Publication New York : Oxford University Press, [2013] ©2013
  • Physical Details
    • xv, 286 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
  • ISBNs 9780199948130, 0199948135
  • OCLC ocn800720490


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • If these row homes could talk: W.E.B. DuBois, the Philadelphia Negro, and political agency -- A tale of two banks: economic collapse and neighborhood change -- The night the roof caved in: tragedy in the Black seventh ward and the rise of racialized public housing -- Philadelphia's Mason-Dixon line: urban renewal and the crosstown expressway battle -- Philadelphia's Black Belt: post-civil rights Philadelphia, Black politics, and urban change -- Flash (mobs) forward: Black citymakers and urban change
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