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Author Shell-Weiss, Melanie

Title Coming to Miami : a social history / Melanie Shell-Weiss

Publ Info Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2009]
2009
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  F319.M6 S54 2009    AVAILABLE
Descript xv, 337 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Sunbelt studies
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [285]-321) and index
Contents A new kind of city, 1880-1900 -- Miami's workingmen and workingwomen, 1901-1919 -- "The color line," 1920-1925 -- "Gateway to the Americas," 1926-1940 -- Economic, political, and physical transformation, 1941-1953 -- Working and organizing, 1954-1963 -- Citizenship and civil rights, 1964-1974 -- Civil rights for a new century, 1975-2000
LC subject Immigrants -- Florida -- Miami -- Social conditions -- 20th century
African Americans -- Florida -- Miami -- Social conditions -- 20th century
Cuban Americans -- Florida -- Miami -- Social conditions -- 20th century
Haitian Americans -- Florida -- Miami -- Social conditions -- 20th century
Women -- Florida -- Miami -- Social conditions -- 20th century
Miami (Fla.) -- History -- 20th century
Miami (Fla.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century
Miami (Fla.) -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 20th century
Miami (Fla.) -- Population
Miami (Fla.) -- Ethnic relations
Link Online version: Shell-Weiss, Melanie. Coming to Miami. Gainesville : University Press of Florida, c2009 (OCoLC)681831909
ISBN 0813032962 (alk. paper)
9780813032962 (alk. paper)