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Author Margo, Robert A. (Robert Andrew), 1954-

Title Race and schooling in the South, 1880-1950 : an economic history / Robert A. Margo
Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1990
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Description 1 online resource (x, 164 pages) : illustrations
Series Long-term factors in economic development
NBER series on long-term factors in economic development.
Contents 8. Conclusion: Race, Social Change, and the Labor MarketNotes; References; Index
Summary The interrelation among race, schooling, and labor market opportunities of American blacks can help us make sense of the relatively poor economic status of blacks in contemporary society. The role of these factors in slavery and the economic consequences for blacks has received much attention, but the post-slave experience of blacks in the American economy has been less studied. To deepen our understanding of that experience, Robert A. Margo mines a wealth of newly available census data and school district records. By analyzing evidence concerning occupational discrimination, educational expen
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 135-159) and index
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Subject Discrimination in education -- Southern States -- History.
Economic development -- Effect of education on.
Education -- Economic aspects -- Southern States -- History.
Segregation in education -- Southern States -- History.
Genre/Form Computer network resources
Form Electronic book
LC no. 90011249
ISBN 0226505014 (electronic bk.)
9780226505015 (electronic bk.)