BooknewsAs 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)
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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