By: Louis M. Kyriakoudes
University of North Carolina Press: 2003
Seller ID: 854840
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...