By Charles Williams
The importance of “community” is still proper to our ever-evolving figuring out of racial and ethnic formations within the South. This ethnography of group, kin, and establishment within the latter 19th and early twentieth-century Shelby County Tennessee finds the richness and complexity of neighborhood construction via an research of cultural and ancient neighborhood improvement, payment styles, kinship networks, and sociopolitical, fiscal, and non secular price platforms within the historical black group of Orange Mound.
This learn is the made from a radical ethnographic examine performed over a three-year interval which contains participation remark, in-depth interviews, textual research of relatives histories, newspapers, census facts, and native govt and church files. although textual research used to be used in the course of the textual content, its reason was once to make use of the options and different types that have been suitable and significant to the folk of Orange Mound.
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African American Life and Culture in Orange Mound: Case Study of a Black Community in Memphis, Tennessee, 1890–1980 by Charles Williams