Historian Arnold Hirsch shows that Chicago's post-depression urban renewal effort was forged in racial struggles waged on the city's South Side. His chronicle of the strategies used by ethnic, political, and business interests in reaction to the great migration of southern blacks in the 1940s describes how the violent reaction of an emergent "white" population combined with public policy to segregate the city. 20 photos.

Making the Second Ghetto: Race and Housing in Chicago 1940-1960

SKU: 9780226342443

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