By N. D. B. Connolly
A global extra Concrete argues that black and white landlords, marketers, or even liberal group leaders used tenements and repeated land dispossession to exploit the bad and generate striking wealth. via a political tradition outfitted on genuine property, South Florida’s landlords and owners complicated estate rights and white estate rights, specifically, on the cost of extra inclusive visions of equality. For black humans and plenty of in their white allies, makes use of of eminent area helped to harden classification and colour lines. but, for plenty of reformers, confiscating sure different types of genuine property via eminent area additionally promised to assist increase housing stipulations, to undermine the local effect of strong slumlords, and to open new possibilities for suburban lifestyles for black Floridians.
Concerned extra with winners and losers than with heroes and villains, A international extra Concrete offers a sober review of cash and gear in Jim Crow America. It indicates how negotiations among robust actual property pursuits on each side of the colour line gave racial segregation a amazing skill to adapt, revealing homeowners’ energy to reshape American towns in ways in which can nonetheless be visible and felt today.
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A World More Concrete: Real Estate and the Remaking of Jim Crow South Florida (Historical Studies of Urban America) by N. D. B. Connolly