By Charles Williams
The importance of “community” is still proper to our ever-evolving knowing of racial and ethnic formations within the South. This ethnography of group, relations, and establishment within the latter 19th and early twentieth-century Shelby County Tennessee unearths the richness and complexity of group construction via an research of cultural and historical group improvement, payment styles, kinship networks, and sociopolitical, fiscal, and non secular worth platforms within the old black group of Orange Mound.
This study is the manufactured from a radical ethnographic examine performed over a three-year interval which comprises participation commentary, in-depth interviews, textual research of kin histories, newspapers, census info, and native executive and church files. even supposing textual research was once used through the textual content, its reason used to be to make use of the thoughts and different types that have been proper and significant to the folks 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