Aristocrats of color : : the Black elite, 1880-1920

Title Aristocrats of color : : the Black elite, 1880-1920
Names Gatewood, Willard B.
Book Number BR008661
Title Status Active
Medium Braille
Annotation Class has always been a powerful force in African-American society. Gates presents a scholarly study of elite black society--whose criteria for membership included "family background, good breeding, occupation, respectability, and color." He writes of elite blacks across the nation, focusing on Washington, D.C., the "capital of the colored aristocracy." He also includes a comprehensive study of Senator Blanche K. Bruce.
Local Subject Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Adult Book - AD
Long Book - LO
African American concern - AFRAM
Black Interest - BLK
History, United States - HUS
History - HST
Biography & Autobiography - BIO
Audience Notes A
LC Subject African Americans - History - 19th century
African Americans - History - 20th century
African Americans - Social life and customs
Upper class - United States - History - 19th century
Upper class - United States - History - 20th century
Call Number 973.0496073 ANF
Language English
Released 1990
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, 1990 (Braille International, Inc., transcribing agency. Braille International, Inc., distributor)
Original Publication Transcription of: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c1990.
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