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Author Kahrl, Andrew W., 1978-
Title The land was ours : African American beaches from Jim Crow to the Sunbelt South / Andrew W. Kahrl.
Published Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2012.
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 Floor2  E185.8 .K215 2012    IN LIBRARY
  
Description 346 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : bring back my yesterday -- Corporate ventures -- A sanctuary by the sea -- Building Black privatopias -- Surviving the summer -- Family ties -- Spinning sand into gold -- The price we pay for progress.
Subject African Americans -- Land tenure -- Southern States -- History.
Land tenure -- Social aspects -- Southern States -- History.
Coasts -- Southern States -- History.
Coasts -- Social aspects -- Southern States.
Coasts -- Economic aspects -- Southern States.
Real estate development -- Southern States -- History.
Real estate development -- Social aspects -- Southern States.
ISBN 0674050479 (alk. paper)
9780674050471 (alk. paper)
OCLC number 743432403