Pullman Porters and the Rise of Protest Politics in Black America, 1925-1945 / Edition 1

Pullman Porters and the Rise of Protest Politics in Black America, 1925-1945 / Edition 1

by Beth Tompkins Bates
     
 

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Overview

Pullman Porters and the Rise of Protest Politics in Black America, 1925-1945

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807849293
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
06/18/2001
Series:
The John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture
Edition description:
1
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
944,456
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Beth Tompkins Bates is associate professor of history in the Department
of Africana Studies and the College of Urban, Labor, and Metropolitan
Affairs at Wayne State University in Detroit.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Introduction3
1No More Servants in the House: Pullman Porters Strive for Full-Fledged Citizenship17
2The Politics of Paternalism and Patronage in Black Chicago40
3Biting the Hand That Feeds Us: The BSCP Battles Pullman Paternalism, 1925-192763
4Launching a Social Movement, 1928-193087
5Forging Alliances: New-Crowd Protest Networks, 1930-1935107
6New-Crowd Networks and the Course of Protest Politics, 1935-1940126
7We Are Americans, Too: The March on Washington Movement, 1941-1943148
8Protest Politics Comes of Age175
Notes189
Bibliography243
Index265

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