Baltimore '68: Riots and Rebirth in an American City
Elizabeth Nix Elizabeth Nix Thomas Hollowak
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Oct 14, 2019 - 06:47 AM By Elizabeth Nix Elizabeth Nix Thomas Hollowak

In 1968, Balti was home to a variety of ethnic, religious, and racial communities that, like those in other American cities, were confronting a quickly declining industrial base In April of that year, disturbances broke the urban landscape along lines of race and class.This book offers chapters on events leading up to the turmoil, the riots, and the aftermath as wellIn 1968, Balti was home to a variety of ethnic, religious, and racial communities that, like those in other American cities, were confronting a quickly declining industrial base In April of that year, disturbances broke the urban landscape along lines of race and class.This book offers chapters on events leading up to the turmoil, the riots, and the aftermath as well as four rigorously edited and annotated oral histories of members of the Balti community The combination of new scholarship and first person accounts provides a comprehensive case study of this period of civil unrest four decades later.This engaging, broad based public history lays bare the diverse experiences of 1968 and their effects, emphasizing the role of specific human actions By reflecting on the stories and analysis presented in this anthology, readers may feel empowered to pursue informed, responsible civic action of their own Balti 68 is the book component of a larger public history project, Balti 68 Riots Riots and Rebirth The project s companion website http archives.ubalt bsr indexml offers many oral histories plus photos, art, and links to archival sources The book and the website together make up an invaluable teaching resource on cities, social unrest, and racial politics in the 1960s The project was the corecipient of the 2009 Outstanding Public History Project Award from the National Council on Public History.
  • Title: Baltimore '68: Riots and Rebirth in an American City
  • Author: Elizabeth Nix Elizabeth Nix Thomas Hollowak
  • ISBN: 9781439906613
  • Page: 128
  • Format: Hardcover

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Dave Oct 14, 2019 - 06:47 AM
by Edward Ericson, Jr in the Baltimore City Paper (09/28/2011): "In fact, virtually no one quoted in [this book] . . . was among those actually burning and looting the city on those chaotic April days and nights in which six people died, some 1150 fires were lit, an equal number of stores were looted, and at least $10 million in property damage was done. Instead, historians and sociologists strain mightily to fill the void, speculating about the motives and meaning of what York College historian [...]
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Baltimore '68: Riots and Rebirth in an American City By Elizabeth Nix Elizabeth Nix Thomas Hollowak In 1968, Balti was home to a variety of ethnic, religious, and racial communities that, like those in other American cities, were confronting a quickly declining industrial base In April of that year, disturbances broke the urban landscape along lines of race and class.This book offers chapters on events leading up to the turmoil, the riots, and the aftermath as wellIn 1968, Balti was home to a variety of ethnic, religious, and racial communities that, like those in other American cities, were confronting a quickly declining industrial base In April of that year, disturbances broke the urban landscape along lines of race and class.This book offers chapters on events leading up to the turmoil, the riots, and the aftermath as well as four rigorously edited and annotated oral histories of members of the Balti community The combination of new scholarship and first person accounts provides a comprehensive case study of this period of civil unrest four decades later.This engaging, broad based public history lays bare the diverse experiences of 1968 and their effects, emphasizing the role of specific human actions By reflecting on the stories and analysis presented in this anthology, readers may feel empowered to pursue informed, responsible civic action of their own Balti 68 is the book component of a larger public history project, Balti 68 Riots Riots and Rebirth The project s companion website http archives.ubalt bsr indexml offers many oral histories plus photos, art, and links to archival sources The book and the website together make up an invaluable teaching resource on cities, social unrest, and racial politics in the 1960s The project was the corecipient of the 2009 Outstanding Public History Project Award from the National Council on Public History.

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