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Whose Detroit Politics, Labor, and Race in a Modern American City by Heather Ann Thompson

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Published by Cornell University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Multicultural studies,
  • Social history,
  • Urban communities,
  • Urban poor,
  • Race relations,
  • History,
  • Detroit (Mich.),
  • United States - 20th Century (1945 to 2000),
  • History - U.S.,
  • Politics and government,
  • History: American,
  • Michigan,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor,
  • United States - State & Local - Middle Atlantic,
  • Detroit,
  • Social conditions,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • 20th century,
  • African Americans,
  • Economic conditions

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7848263M
ISBN 10080143520X
ISBN 109780801435201

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Apr 01,  · Whose Detroit? identifies the crucial link between shop floor and labor union issues, on the one hand, and broader urban political developments on the other." Robert H. Zieger "Heather Thompson powerfully rewrites the narrative of the collapse Price: $ In Whose Detroit?, Heather Ann Thompson focuses in detail on the struggles of Motor City residents during the s and early s and finds that conflict continued to plague the inner city and its workplaces even after Great Society liberals committed themselves to improving conditions. Jan 15,  · Whose Detroit?: politics, labor, and race in a modern American city User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Using as a pivot the spectacular riots that gripped Detroit in July , Thompson (history, Univ. of North Carolina, Charlotte) casts the Motor City turned murder capital as a symbol of America's. In her book Whose Detroit?, Heather Ann Thompson examined the racial and political tensions that plagued Detroit for much of the 20th century and how these continued tensions led to an uprising in.

Jun 09,  · Read "Whose Detroit? Politics, Labor, and Race in a Modern American City" by Heather Ann Thompson available from Rakuten Kobo. America's urbanites have engaged in many tumultuous struggles for civil and worker rights since the Second World War. In Brand: Cornell University Press. Whose Detroit? challenges many assumptions the media and old literature have forced upon us in the past twenty years. It is a book best savored by those who have already read several histories of postwar Detroit. ATC , January-February Detroit is full of righteous anger and heartbreaking details. It's also funny as hell. Hunter S. Thompson would've loved every page of this book." —Eric Schlosser, author of Fast Food Nation and Reefer Madness "In Detroit: An American Autopsy, Charlie LeDuff brings alive the reality of our beloved city. The city where I was shot at eight Cited by: In Whose Detroit?, Heather Ann Thompson focuses in detail on the African American struggles for full equality and equal justice under the law that shaped the Motor City during the s.

Feb 15,  · In Whose Detroit?, Heather Ann Thompson focuses in detail on the struggles of Motor City residents during the s and early s and finds that conflict continued to plague the inner city and its workplaces even after Great Society liberals committed themselves to improving larep-immo.com the contested urban center of Detroit as a model. Jul 05,  · Project MUSE Mission. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Heather Ann Thompson recently received the Pulitzer Prize for her book Blood in the Water. She published Whose Detroit?: Politics, Labor, and Race in a Modern American City with Cornell University Press in with a revised edition in As part of our month-long focus on Black History Month, here is an excerpt from the Prologue . Feb 05,  · In Whose Detroit?, Heather Ann Thompson focuses in detail on the struggles of Motor City residents during the s and early s and finds that conflict continued to plague the inner city and its workplaces even after Great Society liberals committed themselves to improving larep-immo.com the contested urban center of Detroit as a model.