A Century of Negro Migration

Carter Godwin Woodson

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A Century of Negro Migration is a book by American historian and author Carter Godwin Woodson, first published in 1918. Woodson examines the historical trends and factors behind the migration of African Americans from the southern United States to northern cities during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The book provides a comprehensive analysis of the economic, social, and political conditions that led to this significant demographic shift, including the impact of slavery, industrialization, racial discrimination, and the search for better opportunities and improved living conditions. Woodson's work is considered a seminal contribution to the study of African American history and migration patterns in the United States. It sheds light on the experiences of African Americans during a crucial period of transition and highlights the resilience and determination of individuals and communities striving for social and economic advancement.

This book has 45,440 words, 74 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1918.

Production notes: This ebook of A Century of Negro Migration was published by Global Grey on the 5th March 2024. The artwork used for the cover is 'The Way They Live' by Thomas Pollock Anshutz.

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