Contested Terrain: African American Women Migrate from the South to Cincinnati, 1900-1950

Contested Terrain: African American Women Migrate from the South to Cincinnati, 1900-1950

by Beverly A. Bunch-Lyons
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415932262

ISBN-13: 9780415932264

Pub. Date: 03/22/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This in-depth study focuses on black women migrants to the North and in doing so examines the interaction of race, class, regionalism, and gender during the early years of the 20th century.  See more details below

Overview

This in-depth study focuses on black women migrants to the North and in doing so examines the interaction of race, class, regionalism, and gender during the early years of the 20th century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415932264
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/22/2002
Series:
Crosscurrents in African American History Series
Pages:
182
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction1
1"Quitting the South": Profiles of African-American Women Who Left9
2"Mean Man Blues": Violence as Impetus for Migration23
3"The Work We've Done": African-American Women's Employment Activities43
4"They Say the Schools Are Better up There: : A Decent Education for My Children67
5"The Sacred and the Secular": Religious and Social Activities of Migrant Women89
6"Cincinnati Was No Promised Land": Life in the Queen City107
Conclusion135
Bibliography141
Index163

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