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

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

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The warmth of other suns : the epic story of America's great migration
Title
The warmth of other suns
Title remainder
the epic story of America's great migration
Statement of responsibility
Isabel Wilkerson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wilkerson, Isabel
Dewey number
304.80973
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.6
LC item number
.W685 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Great Migration, ca. 1914-ca. 1970
  • African Americans
  • Migration, Internal
  • Rural-urban migration
Label
The warmth of other suns : the epic story of America's great migration, Isabel Wilkerson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [555]-587) and index
Contents
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
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 622 p.
Isbn
9780679444329
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009049753
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn477270924
Label
The warmth of other suns : the epic story of America's great migration, Isabel Wilkerson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [555]-587) and index
Contents
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
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 622 p.
Isbn
9780679444329
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009049753
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn477270924

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