Interzones: Black/White Sex Districts in Chicago and New York in the Early Twentieth Century / Edition 1

Interzones: Black/White Sex Districts in Chicago and New York in the Early Twentieth Century / Edition 1

by Kevin Mumford
     
 

From black female prostitution to homosexual brothels, from taxi dance halls to speakeasies, Mumford reconstructs the mixed-race underworld of the Great Migration and the Progressive era to reveal how these subcultures transformed not only race relations, but American culture as well.

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Overview

From black female prostitution to homosexual brothels, from taxi dance halls to speakeasies, Mumford reconstructs the mixed-race underworld of the Great Migration and the Progressive era to reveal how these subcultures transformed not only race relations, but American culture as well.

Columbia University Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231104937
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
07/09/1997
Series:
Popular Cultures, Everyday Lives Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.55(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Part I--Drawing the Color Line in the Progressive Era

1. Interzones 1: Transforming Urban Geography2. Interzones 2: Reform and Representation

Part II--Crossing the Color Line in the 1920s

4. Leisure and Sexual Racism5. Interracial Intersections6. New Fallen Women

Part III--From Vice to Vogue

7. On Stage8. Slumming9. Racial Reactions

EpilogueNotesBibliographyIndex

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