Making Good Neighbors: Civil Rights, Liberalism, and Integration in Postwar Philadelphia

Making Good Neighbors: Civil Rights, Liberalism, and Integration in Postwar Philadelphia

by Abigail Perkiss

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780801452284
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 03/20/2014
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Abigail Perkiss is Assistant Professor of History at Kean University and lives in West Mount Airy.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Civil Rights' Stepchild
1. "A Home of One’s Own": The Battle over Residential Space in Twentieth-Century America
2. Finding Capital in Diversity: The Creation of Racially Integrated Space
3. Marketing Integration: Interracial Living in the White Imagination
4. Integration, Separation, and the Fight for Black Identity
5. "Well-Trained Citizens and Good Neighbors": Educating an Integrated America6. Confrontations in Black and White: The Crisis of Integration
7. The Choice to Live Differently: Reimagining Integration at Century’s End
Epilogue: West Mount Airy and the Legacy of Integration

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