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Author Gordon Nembhard, Jessica, 1956- author.

Title Collective courage : a history of African American cooperative economic thought and practice / Jessica Gordon Nembhard.

Imprint University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2014.

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Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Early Black economic cooperation : intentional communities, communes, and mutual aid -- From economic independence to political advocacy : cooperation and the nineteenth-century Black populist movement -- Expanding the tradition : early African American owned "cooperative" businesses -- Strategy, advocacy, and practice : Black study circles and co-op education on the front lines -- The Young Negroes' Co-operative League -- Out of necessity : the great depression and "consumers' cooperation among Negroes" -- Continuing the legacy : Nannie Hele Burroughs, Halena Wilson, and the role of Black women -- Black rural cooperative activity in the early to mid-twentieth century -- The Federation of Southern Cooperatives : the legacy lives on -- Economic solidarity in the African American cooperative movement : connections, cohesiveness, and leadership development.
Summary "Chronicles the achievements and challenges of African American collective economic action and social entrepreneurship in the struggle for civil rights and economic equality"--Provided by publisher.
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Subject Cooperation -- United States -- History.
Cooperative societies -- United States -- History.
African Americans -- Economic conditions.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Economics -- General.
African Americans -- Economic conditions.
Cooperative societies.
United States.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Gordon Nembhard, Jessica, 1956- Collective courage. University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2014 (DLC) 2013042173
ISBN 9780271064260 (electronic bk.)
0271064269 (electronic bk.)
9780271064550 (electronic bk.)
0271064552 (electronic bk.)
9780271062167 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780271062174 (pbk.)
0271062177 (pbk.)
Standard No. 40023616724