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Author Germany, Kent B., 1971-
Title New Orleans after the promises : poverty, citizenship, and the search for the Great Society / Kent B. Germany
Imprint Athens : University of Georgia Press, c2007
book jacket
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 Euro-Am 3F Western Mat.  976.3 G3177 2007    AVAILABLE  -  30500101315011
Descript xii, 460 p., [10] p. of plates : ill., map ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 401-429) and index
Introduction: Something new for the South? -- A European-African-Caribbean-American-Southern city -- Establishing the early war on poverty -- Building community action -- Challenging the establishment and the color line -- Making better and happier citizens -- Defusing the southern powder keg -- Making workers and jobs -- Making groceries -- Making a model New Orleans -- The thugs united and the politics of manhood -- Women, welfare, and political mobilization -- Acronyms, liberalism, and electoral politics, 1969-1971 -- Panthers, snipers, and the limits of liberalism -- Conclusion: Prelude to Katrina
EAS: YW
Subject New Orleans (La.) -- Politics and government -- 20th century
New Orleans (La.) -- Social policy
New Orleans (La.) -- Economic conditions -- 20th century
New Orleans (La.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 20th century
Poverty -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 20th century
Citizenship -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 20th century
Political participation -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 20th century
Liberalism -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 20th century
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