Urban Riots in the 20th Century A Social History (American Black Studies) by James N. Upton

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Upton, James N. Urban riots in the 20th century. Bristol, IN: Wyndham Hall Press, © (OCoLC) The Watts riots in the summer of were sparked by an incident of police brutality involving the arrest of a black drunk driver. Fourteen thousand national guardsmen and 1, police officers occupied South Los Angeles for a week.

Thirty-four people died, almost all blacks, more than were injured, and more than 4, were arrested. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Upton, James N.

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cities. The findings presented here provide strong evidence that the existence of an inner-city "underclass. Northern Urban Riots; Black Nationalism and Militancy; The Black Panther Party; The Assassination of Martin Luther King; World War II.

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Major race riots have occurred in the United States at least since the Harlem Riots ofbut the 60's surpassed anything previously experienced. The five day Watts riot in August, saw 34 people die and a thousand injured; and the Detroit riot, 43 deaths.

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Race, Space, and Riots in Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles weaves together detailed narratives of each riot, placing them in their changing historical contexts and showing how urban space, political regimes, and economic conditions--not simply an abstract "race conflict"--have structured the nature and extent of urban rebellions.

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