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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Boston (Mass.),
  • Massachusetts,
  • Boston

Subjects:

  • Busing for school integration -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- History.,
  • School integration -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- History.,
  • Social classes -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- History.,
  • Boston (Mass.) -- Race relations.,
  • Boston (Mass.) -- Ethnic relations.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-311) and index.

Statementby Ronald P. Formisano.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLC214.523.B67 F67 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 323 p. :
Number of Pages323
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1859428M
ISBN 100807819298, 0807842923
LC Control Number90012587

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Common Ground: A Turbulent Decade in the Lives of Three American Families is a nonfiction book by J. Anthony Lukas, published by Alfred A. Knopf in , that examines race relations in Boston, Massachusetts through the prism of desegregation busing.   The mass protests and violent resistance that met school desegregation in mids Boston engraved that city’s “busing crisis” into school textbooks, emphasized the anger that white Bostonians felt, and rendered black Bostonians as bit players in their own civil rights struggle.   The mass protests and violent resistance that greeted school desegregation in mids Boston engraved that city’s “busing crisis” into school textbooks and cemented the failure of busing Author: Matthew Delmont.   Boston against busing: race, class, and ethnicity in the s and s User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict Sailing in the wake of Common Ground, J. .

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