The Tribe of Black Ulysses: African American Lumber Workers in the Jim Crow South / Edition 1

The Tribe of Black Ulysses: African American Lumber Workers in the Jim Crow South / Edition 1

by William P. Jones
     
 

ISBN-10: 0252072294

ISBN-13: 9780252072291

Pub. Date: 04/08/2005

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780252072291
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Publication date:
04/08/2005
Series:
Working Class in American History
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
861,754
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction : rethinking the myth of black Ulysses1
1Remaking a Southern lumber mill world15
2Black families between farm and factory43
3Race, class, and leisure in the industrial South60
4The New Deal and the new tradition89
5Race, region, and the limits of industrial unionism125
6Black working-class politics in the postwar South151
Conclusion : a dream deferred181

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