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Kahrl, Andrew W., 1978-
The land was ours : African American beaches from Jim Crow to the Sunbelt South / Andrew W. Kahrl
Alternate Title African American beaches from Jim Crow to the Sunbelt South
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2012
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 3rd Floor  E185.8 .K215 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) 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
Physical Description 346 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-327) 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

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