The Promised Land: The Great Black Migration and How It Changed America

The Promised Land: The Great Black Migration and How It Changed America

by Nicholas Lemann

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Overview

A New York Times bestseller, the groundbreaking authoritative history of the migration of African-Americans from the rural South to the urban North. A definitive book on American history, The Promised Land is also essential reading for educators and policymakers at both national and local levels.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780679733478
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/28/1992
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 474,481
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.93(d)

About the Author

Nicholas Lemann was born and raised in New Orleans and has been a magazine writer since he was a teenager. He has worked at the Washington Monthly, Texas Monthly, and the Washington Post, and has been a national correspondent for The Atlantic Monthly. He was the dean of the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University until 2013.

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