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Stormy weather middle-class African American marriages between the two World Wars /

The so-called New Negroes of the period between World Wars I and II embodied a new sense of racial pride and upward mobility for the race. Many of them thought that relationships between spouses could be a crucial factor in realizing this dream. But there was little agreement about how spousal relat...

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Main Author: Curwood, Anastasia Carol, 1974-
Corporate Author: JSTOR books.
Format: Online Book
Language: English
Published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2010
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Online Access: Online version
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Table of Contents:
  • From uplift to new negro marriages : changing ideals of sexuality and activism in African American marriages, 1890-1940
  • New negro husbands
  • New negro wives
  • The everyday challenges of upward mobility : class identity and married couples
  • Love and trouble in interwar marriages.