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Land of Hope: Chicago, Black Southerners, and the Great Migration

3.49  ·  Rating details ·  59 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Grossman’s rich, detailed analysis of black migration to Chicago during World War I and its aftermath brilliantly captures the cultural meaning of the movement.
Paperback, 398 pages
Published February 12th 1991 by University Of Chicago Press (first published June 15th 1989)
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Nick
Mar 03, 2014 rated it liked it
Very detailed account of the Great Migration and its relationship with the city of Chicago. Can drag at points as there are a ton of quotes that the author uses to back up his point but a very informative read.
Adila
Jun 20, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I liked how the book integrated different points of views during the migration and used vivid detail
Jim Swike
Jul 02, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Great read about the Great Migration, great for history student or fan.
Sam Newton
Mar 17, 2011 rated it it was ok
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Very dry reading of the great migration. Not much of a narrative and a strong focus on Chicago.
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