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Harlem is nowhere : a journey to the Mecca of Black America / Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts.

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at SC LENDS.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Beaufort - Beaufort Branch 974.712 RHO (Text) 0530005422163 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Dorchester - Summerville Branch 974.71 RHO (Text) 30018004304206 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
York - Rock Hill Branch 974.71 RHODES- PITTS (Text) 33205009769056 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316017237
  • Physical Description: 296 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, 2011.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-286) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
A colony of their own -- Into the city of refuge -- Searching for the underground city -- Harlem dream books -- Messages -- Land is the basis of all independence -- Back to Carolina -- We march because.
Summary, etc.:
For a century Harlem has been celebrated as the capital of black America, a thriving center of cultural achievement and political action. At a crucial moment in Harlem's history, as gentrification encroaches, the author untangles the myth and meaning of Harlem's legacy. Examining the epic Harlem of official history and the personal Harlem that begins at her front door, she introduces us to a wide variety of characters, past and present. At the heart of their stories, and her own, is the hope carried over many generations, hope that Harlem would be the ground from which blacks fully entered America's democracy.
Subject: Harlem (New York, N.Y.) > History.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) > Social conditions.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) > Biography.
African Americans > New York (State) > New York > History.
African Americans > New York (State) > New York > Social conditions.
African Americans > New York (State) > New York > Biography.
City and town life > New York (State) > New York > History.
Community life > New York (State) > New York > History.
New York (N.Y.) > Social conditions.
New York (N.Y.) > Biography.

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