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Charlotte, a Globalizing City

Samuel K. Byrd

in The Sounds of Latinidad: Immigrants Making Music and Creating Culture in a Southern City

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479859405
eISBN:
9781479876426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479859405.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces Charlotte, North Carolina, as a city and a place where Latina/o immigrants have settled. Starting with recent studies that position Charlotte as a “globalizing city” in a ... More


Black Power in Dixie: A Political History of African Americans in Atlanta

Alton Hornsby Jr.

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032825
eISBN:
9780813038537
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032825.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Atlanta stands out among southern cities for many reasons, not least of which is the role African Americans have played in local politics. This book studies black politics in the city. From ... More


Charleston In Black and White: Race and Power in the South after the Civil Rights Movement

Steve Estes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622323
eISBN:
9781469624921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622323.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Once one of the wealthiest cities in America, Charleston, South Carolina, established a society built on the racial hierarchies of slavery and segregation. By the 1970s, the legal structures behind ... More


Introduction

Alton Hornsby

in Black Power in Dixie: A Political History of African Americans in Atlanta

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032825
eISBN:
9780813038537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032825.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book focuses on Atlanta, a southern city wherein the African American voter has played a significant role in local politics. This book offers a study of the black politics of this southern city. ... More


Crafting Lives: African American Artisans in New Bern, North Carolina, 1770-1900

Catherine W. Bishir

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469608754
eISBN:
9781469611785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469608761_Bishir
Subject:
History, African-American History

From the colonial period onward, black artisans in southern cities—thousands of free and enslaved carpenters, coopers, dressmakers, blacksmiths, saddlers, shoemakers, bricklayers, shipwrights, ... More


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