Historically Black: Imagining Community in a Black Historic District

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"In Historically Black, Mieka Brand Polanco examines the concept of community in the United States: how communities are experienced and understood, the complex relationship between human beings and their social and physical landscapes--and how the term "community" is sometimes conjured to feign a cohesiveness that may not actually exist. Drawing on ethnographic and historical materials from Union, Virginia, Historically Black offers a nuanced and sensitive portrait of a federally recognized Historic District under the ...

Historically Black: Imagining Community in a Black Historic District 2014, New York University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780814763483

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Historically Black: Imagining Community in a Black Historic District 2014, New York University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780814762882

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