The Multiracial Promise: Harold Washington's Chicago and the Democratic Struggle in Reagan's America

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Price
$34.44
Publisher
University of North Carolina Press
Publish Date
Pages
366
Dimensions
6.14 X 9.21 X 0.82 inches | 1.24 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781469673868

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About the Author

Gordon K. Mantler is associate professor of writing and history and executive director of the University Writing Program at George Washington University. He is author of Power to the Poor: Black-Brown Coalition and the Fight for Economic Justice, 1960-1974.

Reviews

The book's strengths lie in the interviews Mantler conducted with activists from the era, his use of archival materials, and his focus on the period's street-level politics. He demonstrates how white supremacy, deindustrialization, and opposition from the business community blocked Washington's plans . . . . Recommended."--CHOICE