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The Resource The promised land : the great Black migration and how it changed America, Nicholas Lemann

The promised land : the great Black migration and how it changed America, Nicholas Lemann

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The promised land : the great Black migration and how it changed America
Title
The promised land
Title remainder
the great Black migration and how it changed America
Statement of responsibility
Nicholas Lemann
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A New York Times bestseller, the groundbreaking authoritative history of the migration of African-Americans from the rural South to the urban North. A definitive book on American history, The Promised Land is also essential reading for educators and policymakers at both national and local levels
Summary
A look at the flight of African Americans from the rural South to the urban North between 1940 and 1970 presents the migrants' stories about everything from rural sharecropper shacks to urban housing projects
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for History, 1991.
  • ALA Notable Book, 1992.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
154412
Cataloging source
DLC
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Lemann, Nicholas
Dewey number
973
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.6
LC item number
.L36 1992
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Rural-urban migration
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the great black migration and how it changed America
Label
The promised land : the great Black migration and how it changed America, Nicholas Lemann
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [363]-401) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
8507932
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
410 pages /
Isbn
9780394560045
Lccn
90052951
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm22240548
  • (Sirsi) i9780394560045
  • u40716
Label
The promised land : the great Black migration and how it changed America, Nicholas Lemann
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [363]-401) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
8507932
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
410 pages /
Isbn
9780394560045
Lccn
90052951
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm22240548
  • (Sirsi) i9780394560045
  • u40716

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