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02.10.04 Gregory, James N., The Southern Diaspora, published 2005.

Our Review

From 1900 to the 1970s, twenty million white and eight million black Southerners migrated to the industrial cities of the Midwest, a neglected historical phenomenon which may be one of the most significant  but unrecognized events in American  history,  the consequences of which are still being felt in the 21st century.   Nelson, a professor of history at the University of California-Berkeley,  has exhaustively researched this subject and tells it well, both as  objective history and as a human story.

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