The Land Was Ours: African American Beaches from Jim Crow to the Sunbelt South

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Driving along the coasts of the American South, we see miles of luxury condominiums, timeshare resorts, and gated communities. Yet, a century ago, a surprising amount of beachfront property in the Chesapeake, along the Carolina shore, and around the Gulf of Mexico was owned and populated by African Americans. In a pathbreaking combination of ... Read More

The Land Was Ours: African American Beaches from Jim Crow to the Sunbelt South 2012, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass

ISBN-13: 9780674050471

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