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The warmth of other suns : the epic story of America's great migration

Wilkerson, Isabel.

New York : Random House, c2010.

x, 622 p. ; 25 cm.

In this epic, beautifully written masterwork, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cities, in search of a better life. From 1915 to 1970, this exodus of almost six million people changed the face of America.

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ISBN:

978-0-679-44432-9 (alk. paper)

ISBN:

978-0-679-44432-9

LC Call No:

E185.6 .W685 2010

Author:

Wilkerson, Isabel.

Title:

The warmth of other suns : the epic story of America's great migration / Isabel Wilkerson.

Edition:

[1st ed.].

Publisher:

New York : Random House, c2010.

Physical:

x, 622 p. ; 25 cm.

BibliogrphyNote:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [555]-587) and index.

Summary:

In this epic, beautifully written masterwork, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cities, in search of a better life. From 1915 to 1970, this exodus of almost six million people changed the face of America.

Subject:

African Americans--Migrations--History--20th century.

Subject:

Migration, Internal--United States--History--20th century.

Subject:

Rural-urban migration--United States--History--20th century.

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505 ContentsNote 0   $a Formatted contents note  In the land of the forefathers. Leaving ; The Great Migration, 1915-1970 -- Beginnings. Ida Mae Brandon Gladney ; The stirrings of discontent ; George Swanson Starling ; Robert Joseph Pershing Foster ; A burdensome labor ; The Awakening ; Breaking away -- Exodus. The appointed time of their crossing ; Crossing over -- The kinder mistress. Chicago ; New York ; Los Angeles ; The things they left behind ; Transplanted in alien soil ; Divisions ; To bend in strange winds ; The other side of Jordan ; Complications ; The river keeps running ; The prodigals ; Disillusionment ; Revolutions ; The fullness of the migration -- Aftermath. In the places they left ; Losses ; More North and West than South ; Redemption ; And, perhaps, to bloom ; The winter of their lives ; The emancipation of Ida Mae.
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