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The Resource Homecoming : the story of African-American farmers, Charlene Gilbert and Quinn Eli

Homecoming : the story of African-American farmers, Charlene Gilbert and Quinn Eli

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Homecoming : the story of African-American farmers
Title
Homecoming
Title remainder
the story of African-American farmers
Statement of responsibility
Charlene Gilbert and Quinn Eli
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A history of African American farmers from the Reconstruction era to the present documents their struggle to own land, and discusses the Supreme Court decision to compensate them for historically unfair banking practices
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Booklist Editors' Choice, 2000.
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173718
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
305.5/63/08996073075
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.8
LC item number
.G52 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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the story of African-American farmers
Label
Homecoming : the story of African-American farmers, Charlene Gilbert and Quinn Eli
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-175) and index
Contents
Preface : of land and love -- Taking root : the Civil War and reconstruction -- A second slavery : the post-reconstruction south -- Strength in numbers : World War I and the peak of Black landownership -- Lines in the sand : Washington, Du Bois, and the postwar boom of the early 1920's -- The thickening shadows : Black migration to the north -- Fly away home : surviving the Great Depression -- Where the past leads : Black agricultural workers and the promise of Roosevelt's New Deal -- The price of progress : World War II and the call for southern change -- Planting seeds : the postwar boom -- The end will not trouble you : Civil Rights in the south -- Epilogue : home at last (1980-present)
Control code
1375197
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
193 p., [31] p. of plates
Isbn
9780807009628
Lccn
00008995
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm43859354
  • (OCoLC)43859354
Label
Homecoming : the story of African-American farmers, Charlene Gilbert and Quinn Eli
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-175) and index
Contents
Preface : of land and love -- Taking root : the Civil War and reconstruction -- A second slavery : the post-reconstruction south -- Strength in numbers : World War I and the peak of Black landownership -- Lines in the sand : Washington, Du Bois, and the postwar boom of the early 1920's -- The thickening shadows : Black migration to the north -- Fly away home : surviving the Great Depression -- Where the past leads : Black agricultural workers and the promise of Roosevelt's New Deal -- The price of progress : World War II and the call for southern change -- Planting seeds : the postwar boom -- The end will not trouble you : Civil Rights in the south -- Epilogue : home at last (1980-present)
Control code
1375197
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
193 p., [31] p. of plates
Isbn
9780807009628
Lccn
00008995
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm43859354
  • (OCoLC)43859354

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