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The Resource The price of the ticket : Barack Obama and the rise and decline of Black politics, Fredrick C. Harris

The price of the ticket : Barack Obama and the rise and decline of Black politics, Fredrick C. Harris

Label
The price of the ticket : Barack Obama and the rise and decline of Black politics
Title
The price of the ticket
Title remainder
Barack Obama and the rise and decline of Black politics
Statement of responsibility
Fredrick C. Harris
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The historical significance of Barack Obama's triumph in the presidential election of 2008 scarcely requires comment. Yet it contains an irony: he won a victory as an African American only by denying that he was the candidate of African Americans. Obama's very success, writes Fredrick Harris, exacted a heavy cost on black politics
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
323.1196/073
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.615
LC item number
.H288 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • indexes
Series statement
Transgressing boundaries : studies in Black politics and Black communities
Label
The price of the ticket : Barack Obama and the rise and decline of Black politics, Fredrick C. Harris
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Clash of ideas -- Chicago, political capital of Black America -- Entering the promise land -- Respectability as public philosophy -- Wink, nod, vote -- Price of the ticket
Control code
sky245852768
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 210 p.
Isbn
9780199739677
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012001114
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
a1985711
Label
The price of the ticket : Barack Obama and the rise and decline of Black politics, Fredrick C. Harris
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Clash of ideas -- Chicago, political capital of Black America -- Entering the promise land -- Respectability as public philosophy -- Wink, nod, vote -- Price of the ticket
Control code
sky245852768
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 210 p.
Isbn
9780199739677
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012001114
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
a1985711

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