Author:Louis M. Kyriakoudes

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The Social Origins of the Urban South: Race, Gender, and Migration in Nashville and Middle Tennessee, 1890-1930

By: Louis M. Kyriakoudes

Price: $19.95

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press: 2003

Seller ID: 854840

ISBN: 0807854840

Condition: 248 pages, 6 x 9, 12 illus., 18 tables, 4 maps, 14 figs., appends., notes, bibl., index , paperback, University of North Carolina Press


In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, millions of black and white southerners left farms and rural towns to try their fate in the region's cities. This transition brought about significant economic, social, and cultural changes in both urban centers and the countryside. Focusing on Nashville and its Middle Tennessee hinterland, Louis Kyriakoudes explores the impetus for this migration and illuminates its effects on regional development.Kyriakoudes argues that increased rural-to-urban migration in the late nineteenth century grew out of older seasonal and circular migration ... View more info