The warmth of other suns: the epic story of America's great migration

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The warmth of other suns: the epic story of America's great migration

Wilerson, Isabel

New York Vintage Books 2010

622 p. 24 cm.

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In this epic, beautifully written masterwork, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cities, in search of a better life. From 1915 to 1970, this exodus of almost six million people changed the face of America. She interviewed more than a thousand individuals, and gained access to new data and official records, to write this definitive and vividly dramamtic account of how these American journeys unfolded, altering our cities, our country, and ourselves.

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ISBN:

9780679763888

Author:

Wilerson, Isabel

Title:

The warmth of other suns: the epic story of America's great migration

Publisher:

New York Vintage Books 2010

Physical:

622 p. 24 cm.

Summary:

In this epic, beautifully written masterwork, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cities, in search of a better life. From 1915 to 1970, this exodus of almost six million people changed the face of America. She interviewed more than a thousand individuals, and gained access to new data and official records, to write this definitive and vividly dramamtic account of how these American journeys unfolded, altering our cities, our country, and ourselves.

Subject:

African Americans--Migrations--History

Subject:

Migration, Internal--United States--History

Subject:

Rural-urban migration--History--United States--20th century

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