The Harder We Run

The Harder We Run : Black Workers Since the Civil War

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Traces the history of the Black working class in America and argues that racism and federal indifference are largely responsible for Black unemployment and poverty.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 135.6 x 201.9 x 15.2mm | 298.59g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • maps
  • 0195029410
  • 9780195029413

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"An absolute must for students....Best addresses black worker's economic plight and places the quest for equal justice in a broader context."--Linda Reed, University of Houston-University Park"Fine book! Complete and well written."--Michael Kazin, Stanford University"An excellent text. I have nothing but superlatives."--Alonzo Smith, University of Nebraska"Bound to achieve first rank in soberly demonstrating the primacy of race in the impoverishment of black Americans....penetrating, sound, and absorbing."--Robert L. Harris, Jr., Cornell Universityshow more

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