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The legend of Black mecca : politics and class in the making of modern Atlanta / Maurice J. Hobson.

Author/Creator:
Hobson, Maurice J. author.
Publication:
Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2017]
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 321 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Subjects:
African Americans -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- History.
African Americans -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- Social conditions.
African Americans -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- Economic conditions.
Atlanta (Ga.) -- History -- 20th century.
Atlanta (Ga.) -- History -- 21st century.
African Americans.
African Americans -- Economic conditions.
African Americans -- Social conditions.
Georgia -- Atlanta.
Form/Genre:
History.
Contents:
Building black Atlanta and the dialectics of the black mecca
The brawn of the black mecca and the black New South: Maynard Jackson, racial symbolism, and economic realities
The sorrow of a city: collisions in class and counter narratives through the Atlanta youth murders
The bravado of the black mecca and blackness abroad: Andrew Young and black international citizenship
Speaking to the spirit of the games: Atlanta's rise to Olympic city
The sound of the fury: the Olympic city through the prism of black Atlanta's expressive culture.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781469635354
1469635356
9781469635361
OCLC:
970604371