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Down the up staircase

Bruce D. Haynes

Down the up staircase

three generations of a Harlem family

by Bruce D. Haynes

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African American families,
  • Family,
  • Social mobility,
  • Intergenerational relations,
  • Middle class African Americans,
  • Social conditions,
  • African Americans,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementBruce D. Haynes and Syma Solovitch
    ContributionsSolovitch, Syma, author
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF128.9.N4 H38 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 200 pages, 13 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27232772M
    ISBN 100231181027
    ISBN 109780231181020
    LC Control Number2016046838
    OCLC/WorldCa965805786

    He was the first prominent black economist in the country, the first to predict the great sweeping migration of blacks from the rural South to the urban North, a power broker of the Harlem Renaissance, and the first black to serve in a federal sub-cabinet post, where he mobilized the new Black migrants for the war effort. Children born with this usually experience different types of birth defects. Yet these early advances and gains provided little anchor to the succeeding generations. Du Bois to provide a rich sociological portrait of his "talented tenth" family.

    The process of education goes round and round, but the students are hardly ever involved. Once one person shares information with another, the view of the other person in relation to oneself is advanced to a new level cite All four great-grandparents on his father's side owned land in the South as early as She succeeds finally in getting them into a lively discussion about classic literature comparing "the best of times

    The composition of the text is knot of the intrigue — the first lesson development of the events with complications. All four great-grandparents on his father's side owned land in the South as early as This story is told against the backdrop of a crumbling three-story brownstone in Sugar Hill that once hosted Harlem Renaissance elites and later became an embodiment of the family's rise and demise. Yet these early advances and gains provided little anchor to the succeeding generations. Down the Up Staircase is a stirring portrait of this family, each generation walking a tightrope, one misstep from free fall.


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