Part detective tale, part social and cultural narrative, "Black Gotham" is Carla Peterson's riveting account of her quest to reconstruct the lives of her nineteenth-century ancestors. As she shares their stories and those of their friends, neighbors, and business associates, she illuminates the greater history of African-American elites in New ... Read More

Black Gotham: A Family History of African Americans in Nineteenth-Century New York City 2012, Yale University Press

ISBN-13: 9780300181746

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Black Gotham: A Family History of African Americans in Nineteenth-Century New York City 2011, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300162554

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