Now Available–Before Harlem

Before Harlem: The Black Experience in New York City Before World War I

Marcy S. Sacks

240 pages | 6 x 9 | 8 illus.

Cloth 2006 | ISBN 0-8122-3961-X | $49.95 | £32.50

A volume in the Politics and Culture in Modern America series

Before HarlemThe period between 1880 and 1915 marked the first sustained migration of black people into New York City as blacks and whites, both together and in opposition, forged the contours of race relations that would affect the city for decades to come.

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