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Mayor Harold Washington : champion of race and reform in Chicago

Author: Roger Biles
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Mayor Harold Washington
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2017048407
Named Person: Harold Washington; Harold Washington
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Biles
ISBN: 9780252050527 0252050525
OCLC Number: 1035947675
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Race, reform, and redistribution --
From machine regular to progressive Democrat --
The plan and the man --
The devalued prize --
Chicago works together --
Balanced growth --
In search of a mandate --
The final months --
Harold Washington and Chicago.
Responsibility: Roger Biles.


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"This is a must read for all who seek valuable insight into Mayor Harold Washington-the man, his administration, and the power struggle that accompanied the election of Chicago's first African Read more...

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Great intro into Chicago politics

by TimmyJ (WorldCat user published 2019-10-02) Excellent Permalink

I enjoyed reading this book because it reveals some very basic but important aspects about the city of Chicago and how race, power, and politics played a role during the administration of the late, great Mayor Harold Washington. Powerful stuff.

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