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, N.C. : University of North Carolina Press, ©2001.
Description
xiv, 275 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

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Subject(s)
Series
  • John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture [More in this series]
  • The John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture
Summary note
Examines the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters (BSCP) as a social movement, discussing the new black working-class radicalism of the time and labor union's efforts to confront discrimination.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-263) and index.
Contents
  • 1. No More Servants in the House: Pullman Porters Strive for Full-Fledged Citizenship
  • 2. Politics of Paternalism and Patronage in Black Chicago
  • 3. Biting the Hand That Feeds Us: The BSCP Battles Pullman Paternalism, 1925-1927
  • 4. Launching a Social Movement, 1928-1930
  • 5. Forging Alliances: New-Crowd Protest Networks, 1930-1935
  • 6. New-Crowd Networks and the Course of Protest Politics, 1935-1940
  • 7. We Are Americans, Too: The March on Washington Movement, 1941-1943
  • 8. Protest Politics Comes of Age.
ISBN
  • 0807826146 ((cloth ; : alk. paper))
  • 9780807826140 ((cloth ; : alk. paper))
  • 0807849294 ((pbk. ; : alk. paper))
  • 9780807849293 ((pbk. ; : alk. paper))
LCCN
00047974
OCLC
45064571
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