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Author Jones, Jacqueline, 1948-

Title The dispossessed : America's underclasses from the Civil War to the present / Jacqueline Jones.

Imprint New York : Basic Books, c1992.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  E185.8 .J77 1992    Available  ---
Description xiii, 399 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 366-384) and index.
Contents At the crossroads of freedom : black field workers -- Pride of race and its limits : white field workers -- Family economy of rural southerners, 1870 to 1930 -- Shifting and "Shiftlessness" : annual plantation turnover 1870 to 1930 -- Bound and free black and white laborers between field and factory : the South's rural nonagricultural sector, 1875-1930 -- "Golden Florida made ready for them too" : East coast migratory laborers, 1890-1990 -- Separate ways : deep South Black and Appalachian White migrants to the midwest -- Ghettos and the lack of them : southern migrants in the midwest -- American "Underclasses" in the late Twentieth Century.
Subject African Americans -- Economic conditions.
Rural poor -- Southern States -- History.
Southern States -- Rural conditions.
ISBN 0465001270 : $25.00 ($33.50 Can.)