The Harder We Run: Black Workers since the Civil War

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The Harder We Run:
BLACK WORKERS SINCE THE CIVIL WAR

WILLIAM H. HARRIS Indiana University

New York Oxford OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS 1982

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface vii
  • Contents xi
  • Introduction 3
  • 1 - The Legacy of Slavery 7
  • 2 - The Nadir 29
  • 3 - Northward Migration and the Origins of an Urban Industrial Class 51
  • 4 - The Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters 77
  • 5 - Black Workers During Depression and War 95
  • 6 - Black Workers in Postwar America 123
  • 7 - Hope and Illusions of Progress 147
  • 8 - Who Needs the Negro?"" 178
  • Notes 191
  • Appendix 217
  • Guide to Further Reading 227
  • Index 241
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