Harlem in the Twentieth Century
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Harlem is one of the best-known neighborhoods in the U.S., and it's also one of the nation's most vibrant cultural hubs. Though its reputation has been tarnished at times by economic depressions and crime, its loyal community has created a unique history and culture. Much of this history took place during the twentieth century, which included an influx African American residents, an unparalleled artistic, literary and musical movement known as the Harlem Renaissance, deteriorating economic conditions, and finally a thrilling resurgence. This new book presents the grand story of Harlem's twentieth century history as never before.
The History Press
: 9781596296510
: The History Press
: 10/23/2011
: New York
: American Heritage
: 70 Black And White
: 128
: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
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Noreen Mallory was born in Hartford, Connecticut, and grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She has been a staff writer and editor for a number of newspapers in Philadelphia and Boston, and her articles have appeared in various other publications. She has also worked in television news at CNN in Atlanta and New York. She is a co-author of the book Urban Theory: Critical Thoughts in America and is a graduate of Harvard University.
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