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Making the Second Ghetto : Race and Housing in Chicago 1940-1960
by Arnold R. Hirsch


Overview - Historian Arnold Hirsch shows that Chicago's post-depression urban renewal effort was forged in racial struggles waged on the city's South Side. His chronicle of the strategies used by ethnic, political, and business interests in reaction to the great migration of southern blacks in the 1940s describes how the violent reaction of an emergent "white" population combined with public policy to segregate the city.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Historian Arnold Hirsch shows that Chicago's post-depression urban renewal effort was forged in racial struggles waged on the city's South Side. His chronicle of the strategies used by ethnic, political, and business interests in reaction to the great migration of southern blacks in the 1940s describes how the violent reaction of an emergent "white" population combined with public policy to segregate the city. 20 photos.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780226342443
  • ISBN-10: 0226342441
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
  • Publish Date: May 1998
  • Page Count: 382
  • Dimensions: 8.99 x 6.08 x 0.85 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.15 pounds

Series: Historical Studies of Urban America

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Books > Social Science > Sociology - Urban
Books > Political Science > Public Policy - City Planning & Urban Development
Books > History > United States - State & Local - General

 
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