The Resource Chicago's new Negroes: : modernity, the great migration, & Black urban life, Davarian L. Baldwin, (electronic resource)

Chicago's new Negroes: : modernity, the great migration, & Black urban life, Davarian L. Baldwin, (electronic resource)

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Chicago's new Negroes: : modernity, the great migration, & Black urban life
Title
Chicago's new Negroes:
Title remainder
modernity, the great migration, & Black urban life
Statement of responsibility
Davarian L. Baldwin
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
As early-twentieth-century Chicago swelled with an influx of at least 250,000 new black urban migrants, the city became a center of consumer capitalism, flourishing with professional sports, beauty shops, film production companies, recording studios, and other black cultural and communal institutions. Davarian Baldwin argues that this mass consumer marketplace generated a vibrant intellectual life and planted seeds of political dissent against the dehumanizing effects of white capitalism. Pushing the traditional boundaries of the Harlem Renaissance to new frontiers, Baldwin identifies a fresh model of urban culture rich with politics, ingenuity, and entrepreneurship. Baldwin explores an abundant archive of cultural formations where an array of white observers, black cultural producers, critics, activists, reformers, and black migrant consumers converged in what he terms a "marketplace intellectual life." Here the thoughts and lives of Madam C. J. Walker, Oscar Micheaux, Andrew "Rube" Foster, Elder Lucy Smith, Jack Johnson, and Thomas Dorsey emerge as individual expressions of a much wider spectrum of black political and intellectual possibilities. By placing consumer-based amusements alongside the more formal arenas of church and academe, Baldwin suggests important new directions for both the historical study and the constructive future of ideas and politics in American life
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Baldwin, Davarian L
Dewey number
305.896/0730773109045
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Migration, Internal
  • Electronic books
  • Chicago (Ill.)
  • Chicago (Ill.)
  • Chicago (Ill.)
  • Chicago (Ill.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Chicago's new Negroes: : modernity, the great migration, & Black urban life, Davarian L. Baldwin, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11720459
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multicolored
Control code
MWT11720459
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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MWT11720459
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Chicago's new Negroes: : modernity, the great migration, & Black urban life, Davarian L. Baldwin, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11720459
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11720459
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11720459
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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