Land of Hope: Black Southerners and the Great Migration.

By: James R. Grossman

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Grossman's rich, detailed analysis of black migration to Chicago during World War I and its aftermath brilliantly captures the cultural meaning of the movement.

Title: Land of Hope: Black Southerners and the Great Migration.

Author: James R. Grossman

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Categories: African American,

Edition: 2

Publisher: University of Chicago Press: 1991 [1989]

ISBN Number: 0-226-30995-9

ISBN Number 13: 9780226309958

Binding: paperback

Book Details: 398 pages, 6 x 9, 17 halftones, 6 maps, paperback, University of Chicago Press

Seller ID: 309959

Description: Grossman's rich, detailed analysis of black migration to Chicago during World War I and its aftermath brilliantly captures the cultural meaning of the movement.

Reviews
"A vivid portrayal of an archetypical modernizing experience—peasants pulling up roots, moving to distant cities, and seeking to adapt to the strange new world of industrial capitalism."—George M. Fredrickson, Times Literary Supplement

Table of Contents
List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Part 1
1. "All I Ask Is Give Me a Chance"
2. "The Negro's Natural Home"
3. "Tell Me About the Place"
4. "Bound for the Promised Land"
Part 2
5. "Home People" and "Old Settlers"
6. "Don't Have to Look up to the White Man"
7. "Eny Kind of Worke"
8. "The White Man's Union"
9. "What Work Can I Get If I Go through School?"
Conclusion
Appendix A
Appendix B
List of Abbreviations
Notes
Selected Bibliography
Index