The Resource Blockbusting in Baltimore : the Edmondson Village Story, (electronic resource)

Blockbusting in Baltimore : the Edmondson Village Story, (electronic resource)

Label
Blockbusting in Baltimore : the Edmondson Village Story
Title
Blockbusting in Baltimore
Title remainder
the Edmondson Village Story
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This innovative study of racial upheaval and urban transformation in Baltimore, Maryland investigates the impact of ""blockbusting""--A practice in which real estate agents would sell a house on an all-white block to an African American family with the aim of igniting a panic among the other residents. These homeowners would often sell at a loss to move away, and the real estate agents would promote the properties at a drastic markup to African American buyers. In this groundbreaking book, W. Edward Orser examines Edmondson Village, a west Baltimore rowhouse community where an especially acut
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
  • 305.896
  • 305.89607307526
Index
index present
LC call number
F189.B16
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Blockbusting in Baltimore : the Edmondson Village Story, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Maps and Figures; Preface; 1 The Trauma of Racial Change; 2 The Making of a Rowhouse Neighborhood; 3 Continuity and Undercurrents of Change; 4 A White Community Responds to Change; 5 African American Pioneers; 6 The Legacy of Blockbusting; Appendices; Appendix A: Suggested Reading ; Appendix B: Home Ownership on Selected Blocks, 1955-1973 ; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Control code
ocn900344293
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (256 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813148311
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129f7rb
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b32961182
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)900344293
  • jstor0813148316

Library Locations

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