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Author Wolcott, Victoria W.
Title Race, riots, and roller coasters : the struggle over segregated recreation in America / Victoria W. Wolcott.
Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2012.
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 Floor2  E185.86 .W65 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description 310 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Series Politics and culture in modern America
Politics and culture in modern America.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A tarnished Golden Age: race and recreation before World War II -- The fifth freedom: racial liberalism, nonviolence, and recreation riots in the 1940s -- "A northern city with a southern exposure": challenging recreational segregation in the 1950s -- Violence in the city of good neighbors: delinquency and consumer rights in the postwar city -- Building a national movement: students confront recreational segregation -- "Riotland": race and the decline of urban amusements.
Subject African Americans -- Recreation -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Segregation -- History -- 20th century.
Recreation -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 0812244346 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780812244342 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Standard # 40021272400
OCLC number 775099426