Upbuilding Black Durham: Gender, Class, and Black Community Development in the Jim Crow South / Edition 1

Upbuilding Black Durham: Gender, Class, and Black Community Development in the Jim Crow South / Edition 1

by Leslie Brown
     
 

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Upbuilding Black Durham: Gender, Class, and Black Community Development in the Jim Crow South

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807858356
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
07/01/2008
Series:
The John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture
Edition description:
1
Pages:
472
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments ix Prologue 1 Introduction 9
1 Seek Out a Good Place: Making Decisions in Freedom 27
2 Durham's Narrow Escape: Gendering Race Politics 55
3 Many Important Particulars Are Far from Flattering: The Gender Dimensions of the "Negro Problem" 81
4 We Have Great Faith in Luck, but Infinitely More in Pluck: Gender and the Making of a New Black Elite 109
5 We Need to Be as Close Friends as Possible: Gender, Race, and the Politics of Upbuilding 147
6 Helping to Win This War: Gender and Class on the Home Front 217
7 Every Wise Woman Buildeth Her House: Gender and the Paradox of the Capital of the Black Middle Class 249
8 There Should Be ... No Discrimination: Gender, Class, and Activism in the New Deal Era 285
9 Plenty of Opposition Which Is Growing Daily: Gender, Generation, and the Long Civil Rights Movement 309 Conclusion 331 Epilogue 343 Notes 345 Bibliography 395 Index 427

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