Pullman porters and the rise of protest politics in Black America, 1925-1945 / Beth Tompkins Bates.

Author
Bates, Beth Tompkins [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Chapel Hill ; London : The University of North Carolina Press, [2001]
  • ©2001
Description
1 online resource (302 p.)

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Subject(s)
Series
John Hope Franklin Series in African American History & Culture [More in this series]
Summary note
Focusing on the struggle of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters (BSCP), to form a union in Chicago (HQ of the Pullman Company), this work charts the quest of African Americans for civil rights in the inter-war period. New ground was broken by backing up demands with collective action.
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Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (pages [243]-263) and index.
Source of description
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Language note
English
Contents
Contents; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. No More Servants in the House; 2. The Politics of Paternalism and Patronage in Black Chicago; 3. Biting the Hand That Feeds Us; 4. Launching a Social Movement, 1928-1930; 5. Forging Alliances; 6. New-Crowd Networks and the Course of Protest Politics, 1935-1940; 7. We Are Americans, Too; 8. Protest Politics Comes of Age; Notes; Bibliography; Index;
ISBN
  • 979-88-908716-0-2
  • 0-8078-7536-8
OCLC
476236369
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