White Metropolis

From the 19th century till today, the power brokers of Dallas have actually constantly depicted their city as a modern, pro-business, racially unified neighborhood that has actually prevented the racial, ethnic, and also course rivalry that roiled various other Southern cities. In this publication, Michael Phillips digs deeply right into Dallas’s spiritual as well as racial past as well as discovers a complex background of resistance, partnership, as well as adaptation in between the city’s African American, Mexican American, and also Jewish areas as well as its white power elite. Discovering even more than 150 years of Dallas background, Phillips discloses exactly how white organisation leaders produced both a white racial identification and also a Southwestern local identification that omitted African Americans from power and also called for Mexican Americans as well as Jews to take on Anglo-Saxon standards to accomplish what minimal placements of power they held.

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