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Author Germany, Kent B., 1971-

Title New Orleans after the promises [electronic resource] : poverty, citizenship, and the search for the Great Society / Kent B. Germany.

Imprint Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press, c2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xii, 460 p., [10] p. of plates : ill., map.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Something new for the South? -- A European-African-Caribbean-American-Southern city -- Establishing the early war on poverty -- Building community action -- Challenging the establishment and the color line -- Making better and happier citizens -- Defusing the southern powder keg -- Making workers and jobs -- Making groceries -- Making a model New Orleans -- The thugs united and the politics of manhood -- Women, welfare, and political mobilization -- Acronyms, liberalism, and electoral politics, 1969-1971 -- Panthers, snipers, and the limits of liberalism -- Conclusion: Prelude to Katrina.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject African Americans -- Civil rights -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 20th century.
Poverty -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 20th century.
Citizenship -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 20th century.
Political participation -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 20th century.
Liberalism -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 20th century.
New Orleans (La.) -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
New Orleans (La.) -- Social policy.
New Orleans (La.) -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
New Orleans (La.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780820325439 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0820325430 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780820329000 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0820329002 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780820342580 (e-book)

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