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Pioneer Urbanites: A Social and Cultural History of Black San Francisco

Daniels, Douglas Henry

Editorial: University of California Press, U.S.A., 1991
ISBN 10: 0520073991 / ISBN 13: 9780520073999
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Título: Pioneer Urbanites: A Social and Cultural ...

Editorial: University of California Press, U.S.A.

Año de publicación: 1991

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro: Near Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Near Fine

Edición: First Edition.


228pgs.Black boards, gilt lettering. photos. light toning to the pages. otherwise as new. Unclipped pictorial jacket has light toning, otherwise as new. Studying photographs from family albums and interviewed members of old black San Francisco families the author provides the first nuanced picture of the lives of black San Franciscans from the 1860s to the 1940s. Size: Octavo. N° de ref. de la librería 025104

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Sinopsis: The black migration to San Francisco and the Bay Area differed from the mass movement of Southern rural blacks and their families into the eastern industrial cities. Those who traveled West, or arrived by ship, were often independent, sophisticated, single men. Many were associated with the transportation boom following the Gold Rush; others traveled as employees of wealthy individuals.

Douglas Daniels argues for the importance of going beyond the written record and urban statistics in examining the life of a minority community. He has studied photographs from family albums and interviewed members of old black San Francisco families in his effort to provide the first nuanced picture of the lives of black San Franciscans from the 1860s to the 1940s.

Nota de la solapa: "Makes us rethink community formation in the United States. Cliches about the frontier melting pot can no longer abide. The emerging community that Daniels describes is one of multi-ethnic diversity and tension. Equally important, this is a rare study of the birth, development, and transformation of an Afro-American community."—Nathan Irvin Huggins, author of Harlem Renaissance

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