The Resource Chocolate City : a history of race and democracy in the nation's capital, Chris Myers Asch and George Derek Musgrove, (ebook)

Chocolate City : a history of race and democracy in the nation's capital, Chris Myers Asch and George Derek Musgrove, (ebook)

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Chocolate City : a history of race and democracy in the nation's capital
Title
Chocolate City
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a history of race and democracy in the nation's capital
Statement of responsibility
Chris Myers Asch and George Derek Musgrove
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Language
eng
Summary
Monumental in scope and vividly detailed, Chocolate City tells the tumultuous, four-century story of race and democracy in our nation's capital. Emblematic of the ongoing tensions between America's expansive democratic promises and its enduring racial realities, Washington often has served as a national battleground for contentious issues, including slavery, segregation, civil rights, the drug war, and gentrification. But D.C. is more than just a seat of government, and authors Chris Myers Asch and George Derek Musgrove also highlight the city's rich history of local activism as Washingtonians of all races have struggled to make their voices heard in an undemocratic city where residents lack full political rights. Tracing D.C.'s massive transformations--from a sparsely inhabited plantation society into a diverse metropolis, from a center of the slave trade to the nation's first black-majority city, from "Chocolate City" to "Latte City--Asch and Musgrove offer an engaging narrative peppered with unforgettable characters, a history of deep racial division but also one of hope, resilience, and interracial cooperation
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Midwest
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Asch, Chris Myers
Dewey number
305.8009753
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • African Americans
  • Washington (D.C.)
  • Washington (D.C.)
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adult
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Chocolate City : a history of race and democracy in the nation's capital, Chris Myers Asch and George Derek Musgrove, (ebook)
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781469635873
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12049166
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12049166
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MWT12049166
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Chocolate City : a history of race and democracy in the nation's capital, Chris Myers Asch and George Derek Musgrove, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469635873
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12049166
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12049166
System control number
MWT12049166
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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