The African-American History of Nashville, Tennessee, 1780-1930: Elites and Dilemmas

The African-American History of Nashville, Tennessee, 1780-1930: Elites and Dilemmas

by Bobby L. Lovett
     
 
Traces the history of Nashville's black community both both slave and free...from just after the city's founding as Nashborough.

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Traces the history of Nashville's black community both both slave and free...from just after the city's founding as Nashborough.

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As the first detailed study of any of Tennessee's major urban black communities, this book investigates the complex black experience in Nashville between 1790 and 1930. Lovett (history, Tennessee State U.) explores the impact of civil rights, education, politics, religion, business, and neighborhood development on this African-American community, emphasizing the shifting roles of Nashville's black elite from the antebellum period, through the early civil right movements. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557285553
Publisher:
University of Arkansas Press
Publication date:
07/01/1999
Series:
Black Community Studies Series
Pages:
314
Product dimensions:
6.28(w) x 9.27(h) x 1.08(d)

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