Landscapes of Hope: Nature and the Great Migration in Chicago

Landscapes of Hope: Nature and the Great Migration in Chicago

by Brian McCammack

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780674976375
Publisher: Harvard
Publication date: 10/16/2017
Pages: 376
Sales rank: 778,852
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Brian McCammack is Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies at Lake Forest College.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Kinship with the Soil 1

Part I The Migration Years, 1915-1929

1 "Booker T." Washington Park and Chicago's Racial Landscapes 15

2 Black Chicagoans in Unexpected Places 60

Part II The Depression Years, 1930-1940

3 Playgrounds and Protest Grounds 105

4 Back to Nature in Hard Times 156

5 Building Men and Building Trees 199

Epilogue: A Century of Migration to That Great Iron City 249

Abbreviations 259

Notes 261

Acknowledgments 353

Index 357

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