Mar 12, 2010

The Origins of the Urban Crisis
Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit
Thomas J. Sugrue
Princeton University Press

408 pgs.

"This superb study offers a richly detailed account of the rise and fall of twentieth-century Detroit. Must reading for . everyone concerned about the current urban crisis."?Jacqueline Jones, author of "The Dispossessed: America's Underclass from the Civil War to the Present"Sugrue's incredibly rich, nuanced, multilayered account of the transformation of Detroit provides the historical perspective missing in virtually all accounts of the crisis ravaging today's inner cities."?Robin D. G. Kelley, author of "Race Rebels: Culture, Politics, and the Black Working Class.

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