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

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

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Chocolate City : a history of race and democracy in the nation's capital
Title
Chocolate City
Title remainder
a history of race and democracy in the nation's capital
Statement of responsibility
Chris Myers Asch & George Derek Musgrove
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NcU/DLC
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Asch, Chris Myers
Dewey number
305.8009753
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1975-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Musgrove, George Derek
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Washington (D.C.)
  • Washington (D.C.)
  • African Americans
  • Race relations
  • Washington (D.C.)
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Chocolate City : a history of race and democracy in the nation's capital, Chris Myers Asch & George Derek Musgrove
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
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
Control code
ocn975982720
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 609 pages
Isbn
9781469635866
Lccn
2017026934
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)975982720
Label
Chocolate City : a history of race and democracy in the nation's capital, Chris Myers Asch & George Derek Musgrove
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
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
Control code
ocn975982720
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 609 pages
Isbn
9781469635866
Lccn
2017026934
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)975982720

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