Memphis, Tennessee in Black & White (Making of America Series)

Memphis, Tennessee in Black & White (Making of America Series)

by Beverly G. Bond, Janann Sherman
     
 

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With a reputation as wide open as the waters of the Mississippi flowing past its bustling downtown district, Memphis is a city of contrasts and contradictions. From the darkness of epidemics and racial tension to its beacons of music and entreprenurial success, Memphis is a reflection of the true American experience. For many years it was a community functioning…  See more details below

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With a reputation as wide open as the waters of the Mississippi flowing past its bustling downtown district, Memphis is a city of contrasts and contradictions. From the darkness of epidemics and racial tension to its beacons of music and entreprenurial success, Memphis is a reflection of the true American experience. For many years it was a community functioning almost as two separate societies, yet the ties between the two create one resolute and dynamic city as it begins this new century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738524412
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
10/01/2003
Series:
Making of America Series
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
769,328
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.42(d)

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Authors and University of Memphis history professors Beverly G. Bond and Janann Sherman offer an alluring look at the growth and transformation of Memphis from a rough, robust cotton town into a modern metropolis. The energy and drive of the people comes through in this engrossing chronicle as it weaves through the promise and prosperity of a complex river city.

Authors and University of Memphis history professors Beverly G. Bond and Janann Sherman offer an alluring look at the growth and transformation of Memphis from a rough, robust cotton town into a modern metropolis. The energy and drive of the people comes through in this engrossing chronicle as it weaves through the promise and prosperity of a complex river city.

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