HIST 090E. On the Other Side of the Tracks: Black Urban Community


The study of the black community in the United States, from the end of the American Revolution to the end of the 20th century. This course investigates the link between racial identification and community formation, the strengths and weaknesses of the concept of community solidarity, and the role class and gender play in challenging group cohesiveness.
Prerequisite: This course is not open to first-year students. A HIST or BLST course at Swarthmore.
Social sciences.
1 credit.
Eligible for BLST
Spring 2022. A. Dorsey.
Catalog chapter: History  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/history


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