Detroit (Paperback)

City of Race and Class Violence, Revised Edition (Great Lakes Books)

By B. J. Widick, Horace L. Sheffield Jr (Foreword by)

Wayne State University Press, 9780814321041, 320pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 1989

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Description

Beginning with the legacy of the Ku Klux Klan and the industrial tyranny of the early twentieth century, Detroit: City of Race and Class Violence charts Detroit's bitter history through the birth of industrial unionism, war time, the 1967 riots, and their effect on the city today. This revised edition pays particular attention to events since 1967: city politics, unemployment, and the creation of suburban boomtowns.


About the Author

B. J. Widick was, most recently, professor of economics at Columbia University's Graduate School of Business.