9780807849293

Pullman Porters and the Rise of Protest Politics in Black America, 1925-1945

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  • ISBN13:

    9780807849293

  • ISBN10:

    0807849294

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-06-01
  • Publisher: UNIV OF NORTH CAROLINA PRESS

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Summary

Bates traces the rise of a new, more aggressive protest politics in the black community through the struggle of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters to form a union in Chicago from 1925 to 1945

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Abbreviationsp. xiii
Pullman Porters and the Rise of Protest Politics in Black America, 1925-1945p. 2
Introductionp. 3
No More Servants in the Housep. 17
The Politics of Paternalism and Patronage in Black Chicagop. 40
Biting the Hand That Feeds Usp. 63
Launching a Social Movement, 1928-1930p. 87
Forging Alliancesp. 107
New-Crowd Networks and the Course of Protest Politics, 1935-1940p. 126
We Are Americans, Toop. 148
Protest Politics Comes of Agep. 175
Notesp. 189
Bibliographyp. 243
Indexp. 265
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