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Author Loewen, James W.

Title Sundown towns : a hidden dimension of American racism / James W. Loewen.

Published New York : New Press : Distributed by W.W. Norton, [2005]
©2005

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  363.55 LOEW    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 562 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, 1 map ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [457]-524) and index.
Contents 1 Importance of Sundown Towns 3 -- 2 Nadir: Incubator of Sundown Towns 24 -- Part II History of Sundown Towns -- 3 Great Retreat 47 -- 4 How Sundown Towns Were Created 90 -- 5 Sundown Suburbs 116 -- Part III Sociology of Sundown Towns -- 6 Underlying Causes 137 -- 7 Catalysts and Origin Myths 164 -- 8 Hidden in Plain View: Knowing and Not Knowing About Sundown Towns 192 -- Part IV Sundown Towns in Operation -- 9 Enforcement 227 -- 10 Exceptions to the Sundown Rule 280 -- Part V Effects of Sundown Towns -- 11 Effect of Sundown Towns on Whites 299 -- 12 Effect of Sundown Towns on Blacks 342 -- 13 Effect of Sundown Towns on the Social System 358 -- Part VI Present and Future of Sundown Towns -- 14 Sundown Towns Today 379 -- 15 Remedy: Integrated Neighborhoods and Towns 421 -- Appendix Methodological Notes on Table 1 453.
Subject African Americans -- Segregation.
Cities and towns -- United States.
Suburbs -- United States.
City and town life -- United States.
Suburban life -- United States.
Discrimination in housing -- United States.
Racism -- United States.
United States -- History, Local.
United States -- Race relations.
ISBN 156584887X